Trade Secret

Loose Lips Sink More Than Ships: So, How Much “Secrecy” Is Required To Protect Trade Secrets?

February 20, 2012

In my first post on Trade Secrets, I wrote that a trade secret is information that has commercial value, is not generally known, and is the subject of reasonable efforts to keep it secret.  So, you ask: what are “reasonable efforts” to maintain secrecy, and how much secrecy is really required? As a general rule, […]

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Protecting Trade Secrets | Eight Questions Businesses Need to Ask and Answer

January 12, 2012

If the Coca-Cola Company had used patent legislation to protect its secret formula, would it have become the most popular soda in the world? Possibly not.  Coca-Cola would have had to make the formula known to the world when it filed the patent and would only have had exclusive rights to the formula for as […]

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