Unlike other forms of intellectual property, which often must be disclosed to the public, your valuable trade secrets can be protected through taking appropriate steps to keep the information secret and known to a limited group of people.
The seven herbs and spices of KFC® and the formula for Coca-Cola® are two famous examples of trade secrets. There are many other types of “secret sauce” that you may protect as a trade secret, including technical information such as manufacturing processes, customer lists, advertising strategies, and more.
Like Pandora’s box that once opened cannot be closed, once your trade secret becomes known to others, your protection is generally lost. We know the steps you must take to establish strong trade secret rights and avoid losing them. We also have the experience needed to take effective action against those who misappropriate your trade secrets.