Misappropriation definition

Misappropriation means depriving, defrauding, or otherwise obtaining the real or personal property of a resident by any means prohibited by the Revised Code, including violations of Chapter 2911. or 2913. of the Revised Code.
Misappropriation means misappropriation of Research Funds such as fraudulent use of Research Funds, wasting Research Funds, and abusing Research Funds. Spending the Research Funds for a purpose other than the Collaborative Research is included in Misappropriation.
Misappropriation means acquisition, disclosure, or use of a trade secret of another without express or implied authority or consent, unless such trade secret was arrived at by independent development, reverse engineering, or was obtained from another person with a right to disclose the trade secret.

Examples of Misappropriation in a sentence

  • Misappropriation: TCA 33-2-402(8): “Misappropriation of property” means the deliberate misplacement, exploitation, or wrongful, temporary or permanent use of belongings or money (illegally or improperly using a person or person’s resources for another’s profit or advantage).Misappropriation includes such deliberate action, with or without the consent of a person supported.

  • Misappropriation of cash receiptsPre-numbered computerised receipts issued to each consumer.

  • In addition, the laws of certain foreign countries do not protect proprietary rights such as trade secrets to the same extent or in the same manner as the laws of the U.S. Misappropriation or unauthorized disclosure of our trade secrets to third parties could impair our competitive advantage in the market and could materially adversely affect our business, results of operations and financial condition.

  • Misappropriation of the fundingFirst of all, the EU’s financial support raised doubts about how the aid has been used for refugees.

  • The table below represents a breakdown of the FIs and DNFBPs respectively.


More Definitions of Misappropriation

Misappropriation means:
Misappropriation means any of the following:
Misappropriation or "improper means"; (c) such information hereafter comes into the possession of Employee from a third party without breach of this covenant; or (d) such information is independently developed by Employee without otherwise violating this Agreement. Notwithstanding any of the foregoing, under no circumstance will Employee use or disclose any ideas, concepts, themes, inventions, designs, improvements and discoveries conceived, developed or written by him pursuant to this Agreement or in connection with this Agreement; all rights to which shall belong to the Company.
Misappropriation of a trade secret means an acquisition, disclosure, or use of a trade secret by “improper means.” UNIFORM TRADE SECRETS ACT § 1(2). “Improper means” is a term that “includes theft, bribery, misrepresentation, breach or inducement of a breach of a duty to maintain secrecy, or espionage through electronic or other means.” Id. § 1(1).
Misappropriation means (1) acquisition of a trade secret of another by a person who knows or has reason to know that the trade secret was acquired by improper means; or (2) disclosure or use of a trade secret of another, without consent, by a person who used improper means to acquire the trade secret or who knows or has reason to know that the trade secret:(i) was acquired by improper means; (ii) was derived from or through a person who acquired it by improper means; (iii) was acquired under circumstances giving rise to a duty to maintain its secrecy or limit its use; or (iv) was derived from or through a person who owed a duty to the person seeking relief to maintain its secrecy or limit its use.
Misappropriation means: (1) acquisition of a trade secret of another by a person who knows or has reason to know that the trade secret was acquired by improper means; or (2) disclosure or use of a trade secret of another without express or implied consent by a person who: (A) used improper means to acquire knowledge of the trade secret; (B) at the time of disclosure or use, knew or had reason to know that his knowledge of the trade secret was: (i) derived from or through a person who had utilized improper means to acquire it; (ii) acquired under circumstances giving rise to a duty to maintain its secrecy or limit its use; or (iii) derived from or through a person who owed a duty to the person seeking relief to maintain its secrecy or limit its use; or (C) before a material change of his position, knew or had reason to know that it was a trade secret and that knowledge of it had been acquired by accident or mistake. "Person" means a natural person, limited liability company, corporation, business trust, estate, trust, partnership, association, joint venture, government, governmental subdivision or agency, or any other legal or commercial entity. "Trade secret" means information, including a formula, pattern, compilation, program, device, method, technique, or process, that: (1) derives independent economic value, actual or potential, from not being generally known to, and not being readily ascertainable by proper means by, other persons who can obtain economic value from its disclosure or use; and (2) is the subject of efforts that are reasonable under the circumstances to maintain its secrecy. As added by Acts 1982, P.L.148, SEC.1. Amended by P.L.8-1993, SEC.343.
Misappropriation means: (a) Acquisition of a trade secret of another by a person who knows or has reason to know that the trade secret was acquired by improper means; (b) Disclosure or use of a trade secret of another without express or implied consent by a person who used improper means to acquire knowledge of the trade secret… or (d) Disclosure or use of a trade secret of another without express or implied consent by a person, who at the time of disclosure or use, knew or had reason to know that the knowledge of the trade secret was: (A) Derived from or through a person who had utilized improper means to acquire it…” O.R.S. § 646.461.