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Trade Secret News from the Hazel Team

What are the Reasonable Steps to Protecting Trade Secrets?

What are the reasonable steps to take in protecting trade secrets? Trade secrets are an important, but a transparent if not invisible part of a company’s IP portfolio, and their transparency makes it all too easy for companies to overlook their protection.

Does Your Trade Secret Program Measure Up? Take the London Business School Trade Secret Survey

Take the London Business School’s trade secret survey and find out how your company’s practices compare with other companies.

Establishing a Trade Secret Culture – Baby Steps

How to build a trade secret culture – baby steps. Good management practices do not suggest going from no trade secret program to a fully completed one overnight.

Corporate Trade Secret Practice to Change When New OECD Tax Rules Hit

Corporate trade secret practices are set to change when the OECD’s member states implement the organization’s new tax rules that aim to close corporate tax loopholes.

Do Your 2017 IP Plans Include Trade Secrets?

Do Your 2017 IP Plans Include Trade Secrets?

Secrets — In-house legal departments are making their plans for 2017 and many of them are contemplating a renewed emphasis on trade secrets. Managers who allocate at least some attention to trade secrets and trade secret asset management in their 2017 action plans may...