Private Sector's Role In White House Trade Secrets Plan

Law360, New York (February 21, 2013, 5:53 PM EST) -- On Feb. 20, the White House announced an administration “Strategy on Mitigating the Theft of U.S. Trade Secrets.” The strategy recognizes that economic espionage against the U.S. private sector is “accelerating” and that trade secret theft “threatens American businesses, undermines national security, and places the security of the U.S. economy in jeopardy.” The rollout of the strategy, which was accompanied by statements from senior administration officials covering six agencies with economic and security responsibilities, provided a strong signal of the multifaceted nature of the threat and...
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