• Current through October 23, 2012

The court may award reasonable attorney's fees to the prevailing party if:

(1) A claim of misappropriation is made in bad faith;

(2) A motion to terminate an injunction is made or resisted in bad faith; or

(3) Willful and malicious misappropriation exists.

(Mar. 16, 1989, D.C. Law 7-216, § 5, 36 DCR 519.)


Prior Codifications

1981 Ed., § 48-504.

Legislative History of Laws

For legislative history of D.C. Law 7-216, see Historical and Statutory Notes following § 36-401.

Uniform Law

This section is based upon § 4 of the Uniform Trade Secrets Act. See 14 Uniform Laws Annotated, Master Edition, or ULA Database on WESTLAW.