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No VUTSA claim for retaining trade secrets (access required)

Where defendant acquired plaintiff employer’s trade secrets through proper means, retained them after she was discharged and has not used or disclosed them or threatened to do so, she has not violated the Virginia Uniform Trade Secrets Act. However, defendant is liable for damages and attorney fees on plaintiff’s count under the Virginia Computer Crimes Act ...