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Trade Secret News from the Hazel Team

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.

Managing Confidential Trade Secrets Belonging to Others

Modern companies must share trade secrets with others in order to stay competitive. No company is an island. However, sharing confidential information requires skill and diligence.

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.

European? Chinese? Japanese? Non-US Companies Face the US Defend Trade Secrets Act

Are you European and think the US Defend Trade Secrets Act doesn’t apply to your company? Guess Again. Here’s why.

The Valuable Trade Secrets in Your Factory

The Valuable Trade Secrets in Your Factory

Secrets — Most factories are awash with useful know-how and valuable trade secrets! Trade secret asset management might have been historically neglected by many factory managers. However, increasing competition among companies worldwide places a premium on...

What are the Reasonable Steps to Protecting Trade Secrets?

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.