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Trade Secret News from the Hazel Team

Law Firms “Hide” Their Trade Secret Practices

Hazel’s survey reveals that only 9 out of 100 law firms surveyed across the globe mention “trade secrets” on their websites as a firm practice area. Hazel is certain this missed opportunity is about to undergo a major correction.

Hey, What is the Definition of a Trade Secret Anyway?

So, what exactly is a trade secret, and why do I hear that they are growing in importance? We’ll explain.

OECD Defines Trade Secrets Broadly as Intangible Assets

The OECD’s BEPS guidelines define trade secrets using the language of accountancy. IP attorneys should note the subtle shift from legal intangibles to intangible assets.

Can You Have Too Much Trade Secret Information?

Trade secret asset management requires skill and professional expertise, the kind of expertise that is used to protect other intellectual property assets.

Insuring Corporate Trade Secrets

Insuring Corporate Trade Secrets

As companies increase their tracking and protection of valuable corporate trade secrets, insurance products will become more desired for these valuable corporate assets

The Growing Importance of Trade Secret Metadata

The Growing Importance of Trade Secret Metadata

Companies must track their trade secret metadata. Yes, trade secrets are not registered, which makes it all the more important to track the metadata. Yes, trade secrets are secrets, and not keeping track of a secret is a great way to lose it.