Those provisions of this chapter that are inconsistent with the common law of trade secrets supersede the common law; otherwise, this chapter should be construed to be consistent with the common law of trade secrets.

(Acts 1987, No. 87-669, p. 1195, §5.)

Terms Used In Alabama Code 8-27-6

  • Common law: The legal system that originated in England and is now in use in the United States. It is based on judicial decisions rather than legislative action.