5 Tips For Employers To Protect Their Trade Secrets

Law360, New York (February 26, 2013, 7:12 PM EST) -- With last week's unveiling of a White House-led strategy for keeping America's business trade secrets from falling into the wrong hands, attorneys say the time is ripe for employers to review their own measures for protecting valuable company information.

As companies look at their efforts while remaining attentive to possible legal pitfalls, there are a number of strategies to keep in mind, such as identifying the business's most important information and building trade secret protection into the company's employment policies and technology systems.

"It all goes back to the bottom line of trade secret law: That is, has the company taken...

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