77. Use of information, etc acquired in agency.

It is the duty of an agent to employ the materials and information obtained by reason of his agency solely for the purposes of the agency1, and not to use any materials or information so acquired, whether his agency has come to an end or not, in any manner inconsistent with good faith, as by divulging them to third parties2, or by using them himself in unfair competition with his principal3. In the case of alleged misuse of information by competition with the principal, the agent will be liable to account for profits made unless the business in which

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