Preventing And Defending Trade Secret Claims

Law360, New York (June 24, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Most executives are aware of the pain and expense of patent infringement litigation, which can often cost a company between $3 million and $5 million just in defense costs. But many may not realize that defending claims involving trade secrets can often pose just as big a problem.

Confronting a trade secret claim – even a completely meritless one – can be highly disruptive and expensive for your company.

Why? Like patent cases, trade secret cases are easily filed but hard to defend. They often present...
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