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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

nsegreto commerciale
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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.
This identification can also include informing employees about what information the business holds as a trade secret so that employees know what information should be treated with increased confidentiality, which may be accomplished through non-disclosure or confidentiality agreements with employees.
As you may be aware, there is now federal jurisdiction for trade secret theft.
This federal protection allows a business to file a private civil lawsuit if a trade secret that is related to a product or service used in, or intended for use in, interstate or foreign commerce is misappropriated.
Bradford Newman founded and leads Paul Hastings' International Employee Mobility and Trade Secret practice.
Adam recently co-wrote a series of articles that foreshadowed the passage of the new, federal Defend Trade Secrets Act, and described the Act's real-world implications for companies seeking to protect—and enforce—their trade secret rights.
2 Previously, only federal prosecutors could bring trade secret misappropriation cases under federal law.
A trade secret is any valuable information that gives a company a competitive edge and that is not generally known or ascertainable by others, such as formulas, recipes, algorithms and manufacturing techniques.
Hatch on the bill, had said "It is clear that Democrats and Republicans in both chambers recognize that American businesses continue losing significant revenue and American jobs to trade secret theft, a national problem the bill intends to fix.
This volume examines US and international trade secret law and practice, discussing how businesses can enhance trade secret protection and enforcement in terms of global commerce.
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