Some Economics of Trade Secret Law

Article OPEN
David D. Friedman; William M. Landes; Richard A. Posner;
(1991)
  • Journal: Journal of Economic Perspectives,volume 5,issue 1 Winter,pages61-72
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1257/jep.5.1.61
  • Subject:
    • jel: jel:K29
    acm: TheoryofComputation_MISCELLANEOUS | ComputingMilieux_LEGALASPECTSOFCOMPUTING

Despite the practical importance of trade secrets to the business community, the law of trade secrets is a neglected orphan in economic analysis. This paper sketches an approach to the economics of trade secret law that connects it more closely both to other areas of in... View more
Share - Bookmark