(765 ILCS 1065/8)
(from Ch. 140, par. 358)
(a) Except as provided in subsection (b), this Act is intended to displace
conflicting tort, restitutionary, unfair competition, and other laws of this
State providing civil remedies for misappropriation of a trade secret.
(b) This Act does not affect:
(1) contractual remedies, whether or not based upon misappropriation of a
trade secret, provided however, that a contractual or other duty to
maintain secrecy or limit use of a trade secret shall not be deemed to be
void or unenforceable solely for lack of durational or geographical
limitation on the duty;
(2) other civil remedies that are not based upon misappropriation of a trade secret;
(3) criminal remedies, whether or not based upon misappropriation of a trade secret; or
(4) the definition of a trade secret contained in any other Act of this State.
(Source: P.A. 85-366.)