Protecting Trade Secrets is Good Business

History of Trade Secrets For many businesses, protecting trade secrets is important.  Trade secret laws protect secret business information against unauthorized use or disclosure by one who obtains it through improper means.  The protection of confidential business information has historically been protected.  Protecting trade secret information dates as far back as Roman times, when Roman Read more about Protecting Trade Secrets is Good Business[…]

Protecting Trade Secrets

The Economic Espionage Act of 1996 (EEA) provided a broader definition of what constitutes a “trade secret” and what constitutes trade secret theft, effectively replacing the 1948 Trade Secrets Act, which was limited to prosecution of federal employees. The EEA also was passed so as to serve as a universal trade secret theft act, overriding Read more about Protecting Trade Secrets[…]