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Confidential business information


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    • Confidential communications--Business
    • Proprietary business information
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    • found: Work cat.: Fairbairn, K. Law of confidential business information, 2002:p. 1-12--1-13 (Confidential business information includes trade secrets, formulae, client lists and internal office memoranda, among others ... One of the most important distinctions between trade secrets and confidential business information is that an employee cannot use or disclose any confidential information or trade secrets while he or she is employed. However, once the employee has quit the place of employment, he or she is only prohibited from using the former employer's trade secrets (chemical formulae, secret processes and customer, supplier and employee lists), but not from using other types of confidential business information such as technical expertise and knowledge acquired during the course of employment)
    • found: US EPA, Office of Pesticide Programs, Freedom of Information Act (OPP FOIA) Glossary via WWW, July 25, 2002(Confidential Business Information (CBI): Information that contains trade secrets, commercial or financial information, or other information that has been claimed as confidential by the submitter)
    • found: US Dept. of Labor, 29 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) 90.33 - Confidential business information via WWW, July 25, 2002((a) Definition. Confidential business information means trade secrets and commercial or financial information which are obtained from a person and are privileged or confidential, as set forth in 5 U.S.C. 552(b) and 29 CFR part 70)
    • found: FEDERAL REGISTER THESAURUS OF INDEXING TERMS via WWW, July 26, 2002(Confidential business information)
    • found: LIV(Trade secrets UF Proprietary business information)
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    • 2002-08-07: new
    • 2002-09-16: revised
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