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trade secret

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

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


n.
a secret method, device, process, or formula, used to competitive advantage in a business.
[1900–05]
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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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I believe I undertook amongst other things not to disclose any trade secrets. Well, I am not going to.
He merely kept his trade secret, because he had to keep his tricks secret, like any other conjurer.
including possible copyright infringement and theft of trade secrets);
Trade secrets can provide great economic value in certain technological and business realms, making effective measures for preventing theft critically important.
Summary: Trade secrets can provide great economic value in certain technological and business realms, making effective measures for preventing theft critically important.
A good portion of these intangible assets is intellectual property which includes patents, trademarks, copyrights and trade secrets. As you may be aware, there is now federal jurisdiction for trade secret theft.
This proprietary information was maintained by Valspar as organizational trade secrets and had an estimated market value ranging between $7 million and $20 million (Federal Bureau of Investigation, 2010; Coe, 2010; Thompson, Hoidal, Bluvshtein, & Waltz, 2017).
What they are after is what makes their companies what they are, their trade secrets!
New York, NY, May 25, 2019 --(PR.com)-- The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that Francis Citera, Shareholder at Greenberg Traurig, LLP will speak at a webcast entitled: "The Defend Trade Secrets Act in the 2019 Landscape: Managing and Securing Your Trade Secrets Live Webcast." This webcast is scheduled June 13, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm (ET).
A federal grand jury indicted a state-owned enterprise of the People's Republic of China, a Taiwan company, and three individuals, charging them with crimes related to a conspiracy to steal, convey, and possess stolen trade secrets of an American semiconductor company for the benefit of a company controlled by the PRC government.
Trade Secret Law Including the Defend Trade Secrets Act of 2016 in a Nutshell, 2nd Edition
A company seeking damages for misappropriation of trade secrets will be able to offer, through its expert, alternative methods among which the jury can choose to calculate an award.<br />Damage calculations<br />Cross-plaintiff JELD-WEN seeks damages only for Cross-defendant Steves & Sons Inc.'s unjust enrichment or, alternatively, a reasonable royalty based on Steves's use of JELD-WEN's trade secrets.<br />JELD-WEN's damages expert, J.