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Congress Passes Legislation to Protect Firms' Trade Secrets
Congress

Congress Passes Legislation to Protect Firms' Trade Secrets

The 'Defend Trade Secrets Act' protections include manufacturing processes and computer methods.
How to Tell Your Most Intimate Secrets to Your Competitors
Performance Ignited

How to Tell Your Most Intimate Secrets to Your Competitors

You just opened your computer on a flight to a convention, with your competitor's rep seated right behind you. Are you crazy?
Jeffrey Hayzlett
Using FOIA Requests for a Competitive Edge
Competition

Using FOIA Requests for a Competitive Edge

The government has a wealth of information that could help your business. You just have to ask.
Issamar Ginzberg
The One Question All Businesses Must Ask About Protecting Trade Secrets
Trade Secrets

The One Question All Businesses Must Ask About Protecting Trade Secrets

With news reports of large-scale data thefts coming almost daily, managers might be wise to adopt a culture of protection.
Eric Ostroff
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
3 Critical B2B Digital Marketing Hacks
Marketing Bootcamp

3 Critical B2B Digital Marketing Hacks

These tricks will make you a B2B marketing wizard.
Mike Templeman
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
Intellectual Property

How to Triage Your Intellectual Property Needs

While this protection can rack up a bill, businesses will gain certain competitive advantages in the process.
Darin Klemchuk
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
Writing Social Media Guidelines for Your Company? Tread Carefully.
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Writing Social Media Guidelines for Your Company? Tread Carefully.

Be aware of rules that protect employees' freedom of speech as well as the firm's ability to safeguard trade secrets and confidential business information.
Arkady Bukh