In January 2012, New Jersey enacted the New Jersey Trade Secrets Act (NJTSA), N.J.S.A. 56:15-1 et seq., based on the Uniform Trade Secrets Act (UTSA). Under the New Jersey statute, it is not a defense to a misappropriation claim that “proper means to acquire the trade secret existed” at the time a trade secret was misappropriated (N.J.S.A. 56:15-5). However, proof that stolen information was, or could have been, reverse engineered may be a defense to whether it was a “trade secret” in the first place.
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