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Trade Secret News from the Hazel Team

Cautionary Tale: The General Counsel Unprepared to Answer Basic Trade Secret Questions

As CEOs become more aware of the value of trade secrets unprepared general counsels may find themselves facing more and more awkward questions.

Trade Secret Management in an Era of Open Innovation and Employee Mobility

Corporations are much more open now than they were in the past. This new era of openness calls for increasing rigor in the management of vital trade secret assets.

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.

Trade Secret Asset Management (Case Study)

Trade secret asset management has been neglected by many companies historically. However, this a vital area that can no longer be ignored.

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.