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a secret (method or device or formula) that gives a manufacturer an advantage over the competition

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Trade secrets can be almost any business information that is valuable because it is secret.
It also notably omits any requirement that a trade secret plaintiff describe its trade secrets with particularity, which helps to protect the sensitive trade secret information after prosecution of the offender.
Prior to the DTSA, trade secrets law was a state issue, and most states adopted some version of the Uniform Trade Secrets Act (UTSA) to protect their local businesses.
The DTSA pulls heavily from the Uniform Trade Secrets Act ("UTSA"), (7) already in force in some form in 48 states, (8) by providing similar definitions of key terms and remedies for misappropriation.
Cooley understands how critical trade secrets are to the viability and success of our clients.
Whistleblowers are granted immunity for disclosure of a trade secret in two circumstances: to a government official solely for the purpose of reporting or investigating a suspected legal violation or in a retaliation suit to their attorney or in a document filed under seal.
The NH Uniform Trade Secrets Act (NHUTSA) provides injunctive relief for actual or threatened misappropriation of trade secrets and the recovery of damages and attorneys' fees.
Hatch on the bill, had said "It is clear that Democrats and Republicans in both chambers recognize that American businesses continue losing significant revenue and American jobs to trade secret theft, a national problem the bill intends to fix.
The Defend Trade Secrets Act of 2015 establishes a uniform standard for what constitutes trade secret theft and will give U.
However, the TPTB "shall issue orders as may be appropriate to protect the confidentiality of such trade secrets.
The most serious threat to trade secrets occurs in cases where the company's systems have been breached and whereby a third party obtains confidential information regarding the operations and highly sensitive information regarding the business.
Keywords: Trade secrets, European Union, draft directive, national laws, international treaties.
Trade secrets are another form of intellectual property that can be quite valuable.
For those doing business in China, the safeguarding of intellectual property, and above all trade secrets --such as patent applications, business plans and financial data--is of paramount concern.
losses due to the theft of their trade secrets by employees, corporate