The Eleventh Circuit recently overturned a magistrate’s conclusion that the public availability of information the defendants scraped from a website precluded a claim for trade secret misappropriation under Florida’s Uniform Trade Secrets Act. In Compulife Software v. Newman, No. 18-12004 (11th Cir. May 20, 2020), the Court found that not all varieties of misappropriation based on “use” require proof of a pre-existing duty under Florida’s version of the Uniform Trade Secrets Act.

 

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