What the general practitioner should know about trade secrets and employment agreements
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Published by Joint Committee on Continuing Legal Education of the American Law Institute and the American Bar Association in Philadelphia .
Written in English



  • United States.


  • Trade secrets -- United States.

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Edition Notes

Statement[by] Arthur H. Seidel [and] Ronald L. Panitch.
SeriesBusiness transactions ;, 6
ContributionsPanitch, Ronald L., joint author.
LC ClassificationsKF3197.Z9 S42
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 150 p.
Number of Pages150
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5309194M
LC Control Number72092933

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