'Reasonable Measures' For Protecting Trade Secrets: A Primer

By Steven Grimes and Shannon Murphy (February 27, 2019, 12:53 PM EST) -- In the past year, numerous companies across industries — including a fund administrator, software provider, boat maker and a provider of surgical training programs — have walked into a courtroom as plaintiffs, believing (and potentially even able to prove) that their valuable corporate secrets had been stolen, only to have their cases dismissed based on a finding that the allegedly stolen information did not constitute a "trade secret" because they failed to take sufficient measures to protect the information....

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