2020 Tennessee Code
Title 47 - Commercial Instruments and Transactions
Chapter 25 - Trade Practices
Part 17 - Uniform Trade Secrets Act
§ 47-25-1708. Effect on Other Law

Universal Citation: TN Code § 47-25-1708 (2020)
  1. Except as provided in subsection (b), this part displaces conflicting tort, restitutionary, and other law of this state providing civil remedies for misappropriation of a trade secret.
  2. This part does not affect:
    1. Contractual remedies, whether or not based upon misappropriation of a trade secret; provided, that a contractual duty to maintain secrecy or limit use of a trade secret shall not be deemed to be void or unenforceable solely for lack of durational or geographical limitation on the duty;
    2. Other civil remedies that are not based upon misappropriation of a trade secret; or
    3. Criminal remedies, whether or not based upon misappropriation of a trade secret.
  3. In no event shall a written contract be required to maintain an action or recover damages for misappropriation of a trade secret proven under this part.
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