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Published by U.S. G.P.O., Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O., distributor in [Washington, D.C.? .
Written in English


  • United States,
  • Espionage -- United States,
  • Trade secrets -- United States,
  • Business intelligence -- United States,
  • National security -- United States

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Other titlesAct to Amend Title 18, United States Code, to Protect Proprietary Economic Information, and for Other Purposes
The Physical Object
Pagination[26] p. ;
Number of Pages26
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22255993M

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This bill was to eventually become the Economic Espionage Act of (EEA)As originally written, it only applied to thefts of trade secrets committed to benefit a “foreign government, foreign instrumentality or foreign agent.”58Concerns that such a law might violate a number of international trade treaties to which the United States is a signatory caused the bill to be rewritten at the last minute to include both .   By charting the story of one Chinese scientist who came under the suspicion of the FBI, Pulitzer Prize-shortlisted author Mara Hvistendahl puts a Author: Kit Gillet.   - Economic Espionage Act of (18 U.S.C. §§ )— Prosecutive Policy. The United States may not file a charge under 18 U.S.C. § of the Economic Espionage Act (hereinafter the "EEA"), or use a violation under § of the EEA as a predicate offense under any other law, without the approval of the Assistant Attorney General for the National Security Division (or . The Economic Espionage Act of is about economic espionage, but it's also about so much more. Read a summary of the act and its main provisions, then test yourself with a short quiz.

  Congress, recognizing the importance of the protection of intellectual property and trade secrets to the economic health and security of the United States, enacted the Economic Espionage Act of , Pub.L. , Stat. (Octo ) (hereinafter the "EEA") to address the growing problem of theft of trade secrets. Economic espionage; 18 U.S. Code § Economic espionage. and one or more of such persons do any act to effect the object of the conspiracy, shall, except as provided in subsection (b), be fined not more than $5,, or imprisoned not more than 15 years, or both. § (a), Oct. 11, , Stat. ; amended Pub. L. – Both crimes are covered by the Economic Espionage Act of , Ti Sections and of the U.S. Code. Historically, economic espionage has been leveled mainly at defense-related and.   The Economic Espionage Act of is a powerful tool for combating trade secret theft, whether committed by agents of foreign governments or by "freelancing" thieves. Because it fills gaps in existing federal and state laws, the Act should establish a clear framework for law enforcement agencies at all levels to pursue both interstate and.

  The Economic Espionage Act of punishes intentional trade secret misappropriation. A person is guilty under the EEA if he: steals, or without authorization takes, carries away, or by deception obtains a trade secret. without authorization copies, downloads, uploads, alters, destroys, transmits, or conveys a trade secret,Author: Ken Lamance. Economic Espionage Act of [Washington, D.C.?]: [U.S. G.P.O.]: [Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O., distributor], [] (OCoLC) Material Type: Government publication, National . § Economic espionage § Theft of trade secrets § Exceptions to prohibitions § Criminal forfeiture § Orders to preserve confidentiality § Civil proceedings § Applicability to conduct outside the United States § Construction with other laws § Definitions. This book provides an analytic overview and assessment of the changing nature of crime in the burgeoning information society. Bringing together views from leading national and international authorities, Hedieh Nasheri explains the historical and theoretical background surrounding issues of economic espionage, trade secret theft and industrial spying and its impact on society.