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The 'George Costanza Defense' to Stealing Trade Secrets
Trade Secrets

The 'George Costanza Defense' to Stealing Trade Secrets

When an employee is caught red-handed taking proprietary secrets, some feign ignorance to noncompete agreements. Here's how to handle it.
Eric Ostroff
Avoid These 6 Mistakes in Safeguarding Proprietary Information
Proprietary Information

Avoid These 6 Mistakes in Safeguarding Proprietary Information

Simple measures, accomplished in a deliberate, consistent fashion, can significantly reduce the risk of disclosure of company assets best kept close.
Eric Ostroff
Seeking Trade Secret Protection? Don't Just Rely on a Label.
Proprietary Information

Seeking Trade Secret Protection? Don't Just Rely on a Label.

To enjoy legal protections for a product whether it's perfume or foot powder, do more than insert fancy terms on its packaging.
Eric Ostroff
5 Ways to Shrink the Threat of an Employee's Exit to Proprietary Info
Employee Turnover

5 Ways to Shrink the Threat of an Employee's Exit to Proprietary Info

Proactively addressing staff departures lets a company minimize the risk from unwanted disclosures.
Eric Ostroff