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trade secret

n.
A secret formula, method, or device that gives one an advantage over competitors.

trade secret

n
(Commerce) a secret formula, technique, process, etc, known and used to advantage by only one manufacturer

trade′ se′cret


n.
a secret method, device, process, or formula, used to competitive advantage in a business.
[1900–05]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.trade secret - a secret (method or device or formula) that gives a manufacturer an advantage over the competition
secret - something that should remain hidden from others (especially information that is not to be passed on); "the combination to the safe was a secret"; "he tried to keep his drinking a secret"
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trade secret

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He merely kept his trade secret, because he had to keep his tricks secret, like any other conjurer.
I believe I undertook amongst other things not to disclose any trade secrets.
Among its provisions, the bill would set up a uniform standard for trade secret misappropriation.
S Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) describes that a trade secret includes any formula, chemical compound, process of manufacturing, a pattern for a machine/ device, a list of customers, a process for treating or preserving a material that gives an opportunity for advantage over competitors.
The company's NYC private investigator team specializes in corporate consulting, asset recovery, employment screening and trade secret protection.
As defined in law, a trade secret is some piece of information that provides an economic advantage to a business or person and, by its very definition, must be kept secret.
Ron's intellectual property litigation experience includes representing manufacturers, technology companies, consumer products companies, franchisors, entertainment companies and other clients in a variety of trademark, copyright, trade secret and patent infringement cases.
The pitfalls are also created by a high evidentiary burden in proving a theft of a trade secret that many MNCs find difficult to meet.
The new framework aims at making it easier for national courts to deal with the misappropriation of confidential business information, remove the trade secret infringing products from the market and make it easier for victims to receive compensation for illegal actions.
The Uniform Trade Secrets Act (UTSA) defines a trade secret as "information, including a formula, pattern, compilation, program, device, method, technique, or process.
of Florida) introduce law students, attorneys, and business professionals to trade secret law under common law and the Uniform Trade Secrets Act.
introduced two bills on trade secret misappropriation.