Employee Sues Google for 'Illegal' Confidentiality Policies
The company allegedly runs an internal spying program and even prohibits employees from writing a novel about working in Silicon Valley.
4 Reasons Entrepreneurs Need to Know About the New Trade Secrets Law
If your top performer takes the client list along with a job offer from your competitor, federal law now helps you get it back.
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
You just opened your computer on a flight to a convention, with your competitor's rep seated right behind you. Are you crazy?
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.