Fair Competition Law Basics: What is a trade secret?

The thought of trade secrets tends to conjure up images of cloak and dagger operations, secret laboratories, the secret formula to Coca-Cola, Google’s search algorithm, and the like. But trade secrets are a much broader category of information. In fact, it’s been said that every patent starts as a trade secret. Whatever the particular information, trade secrets can be among a company’s most valuable assets.

In this episode of Fair Competition Law Basics, we’ll answer the question: What is a trade secret?

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