Trade Secrets

Any valuable business information that derives value from its secrecy is a trade secret.

Unlike other forms of intellectual property, such as patents, copyrights, and trademarks, which must be disclosed to an Intellectual Property (IP) Office in order to be registered, trade secrets constitute valuable assets due to the fact that they remain secret.

Trade secrets rely on people, systems, processes and contracts to maintain confidentiality. Trade secrets can be protected indefinitely, so long as they remain confidential. The protection afforded to a trade secret is lost if the information becomes public.

Virtually every business has trade secrets. It is essential to identify your trade secrets and take the necessary action to legally protect them.

Our Team has extensive experience in trade secret law, and we would be happy to assist you with any of the following matters:

  • Trade Secret Counseling
  • Trade Secret Protection
  • Trade Secret Auditing
  • Trade Secret Licensing
  • Trade Secret Enforcement