On 27 March 2018 Donal O’Connell will present the below Webinar:
Trade secrets have been the neglected step-child of IP. Historically, little thought, other than perhaps a non-disclosure agreement, was given to valuing and protecting trade secrets. The current legal and political landscape however makes the old approach untenable.
Trade secret laws are changing; there is growing interest in trade secrets by the tax authorities; cyber-criminals are working overtime to trying to steal trade secrets from organizations; more and more companies are embracing open innovation models which necessarily requires the sharing of trade secrets with others; we are seeing increased trade secret litigation especially for US companies but not exclusively so; etc.