Maine Revised Statutes

§361. Affirmative defense of claim of right

It is an affirmative defense to prosecution under this chapter that the defendant acted in good faith under a claim of right to property or services involved, including, in cases of theft of a trade secret, that the defendant rightfully knew the trade secret or that it was available to the defendant from a source other than the owner of the trade secret. [2001, c. 383, §50 (NEW); 2001, c. 383, §156 (AFF).]

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[ 2001, c. 383, §156 (AFF); 2001, c. 383, §50 (RP) .]
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[ 2001, c. 383, §156 (AFF); 2001, c. 383, §50 (RP); 2003, c. 1, §1 (RP) .]
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[ 2001, c. 383, §156 (AFF); 2001, c. 383, §50 (RP) .]
SECTION HISTORY
1975, c. 499, §1 (NEW). 1975, c. 740, §58 (AMD). 1977, c. 671, §25 (AMD). 2001, c. 383, §156 (AFF). 2001, c. 383, §50 (RPR). 2001, c. 426, §1 (AMD). 2003, c. 1, §1 (AMD).