Identifying Trade Secrets & The Special Case of Customer Lists

Trade secret protection has been made available to a wide array of items and proper design of a trade secret protection program begins with identifying trade secrets that are kept and used within the company.  Once the universe of trade secrets has been defined the company can determine the most appropriate types of security procedures.  This post includes a report that describes the process of identifying trade secrets in general as well as particular issues that may arise with a particularly important and sensitive item–customer lists!

Written by agutterman

Founding Director of the Sustainable Entrepreneurship Project


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