Customer Lists as Trade Secrets CLE
Customer Lists as Trade Secrets in California



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Course Description

This program was recorded on April 8, 2020

A discussion regarding the tension between business owners’ need to expand versus their need to guard their customer lists, and the law of California as to when a customer list is a protected trade secret. Includes a discussion of the relevant statutes, lead cases, and sample contracts.

Attorney Noah GreenNoah Green
Noah Green is a partner at the law firm of Green, Stewart & Paul in Pasadena.  He graduated with honors from American University law school in Washington, D.C. in 2000.  He specializes in serving as General Counsel for small to mid-size businesses.  His cases cover a wide variety of legal matters, ranging from business litigation, employment litigation, internal legal counsel, contract drafting, corporate formation and dissolution, real estate law, and personal injury defense. Noah lives in Sierra Madre with his wife and their two girls.

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2 General Credits

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  • The General Prohibition Against Non-Competition
  • Trade Secret Clauses as Non-Competition in Disguise
  • Statutes and Caselaw Regarding the Treatment of Customer Lists as Trade Secrets
  • Practice Pointers for Business Counsel
  • Real-World Advice for Business Owners