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This is an action for injunctive and monetary relief brought by Plaintiff pursuant to the Michigan Uniform Trade Secrets Act of 1998, MCL 445 .1901 et seq. Specifically, Plaintiff alleges that Defendant {corporation I individual}, in violation of state law, has {acquired Plaintiff's trade secrets knowing, or having reason to know, that the trade secrets were acquired by improper means I disclosed or used Plaintiff's trade secrets without Plaintiff's consent}.


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