A Survey Of In-House Attorney Views On Trade Secrets

By David S. Almeling, Darin W. Snyder and Carolyn Appel (January 12, 2018, 1:16 PM EST) -- Trade secret law encompasses many stakeholders. They include companies concerned with protecting their confidential information and employees focused on their own mobility. They include attorneys who advise on and litigate trade secret issues (like the authors here) and judges who decide such cases. And so on.

This article reports on the views of another stakeholder — in-house attorneys. They operate on the front lines, often detecting threats and responding to thefts before the rest of us. This article is the first attempt to peek behind the corporate curtain and pick the brains of those with unrivaled access to their companies' trade...

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