North Dakota Code > Chapter 47-25.1
North Dakota Code > Chapter 47-25.1 – Trade Secrets
Terms Used In North Dakota Code > Chapter 47-25.1 complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant. corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name. damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries. discovery: Lawyers' examination, before trial, of facts and documents in possession of the opponents to help the lawyers prepare for trial. injunction: An order of the court prohibiting (or compelling) the performance of a specific act to prevent irreparable damage or injury. litigation: A case, controversy, or lawsuit. Participants (plaintiffs and defendants) in lawsuits are called litigants. Partnership: includes a limited liability partnership registered under chapter 45-22. See North Dakota Code 1-01-49 Person: means an individual, organization, government, political subdivision, or government agency or instrumentality. See North Dakota Code 1-01-49 Process: means a writ or summons issued in the course of judicial proceedings. See North Dakota Code 1-01-49 State: when applied to the different parts of the United States, includes the District of Columbia and the territories. See North Dakota Code 1-01-49 tort: A civil wrong or breach of a duty to another person, as outlined by law. A very common tort is negligent operation of a motor vehicle that results in property damage and personal injury in an automobile accident.