Proprietary Information


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Proprietary Information

The information, concepts, designs or anything else that sets a business apart from its competitors and that is therefore kept secret. Other examples of proprietary information may include a company's computer systems, employee salaries, and so forth. Proprietary information may always be kept secret and is never subject to public disclosure. For instance, a fried chicken restaurant is never required to reveal the spices used in its recipe. Proprietary information is also called a trade secret.
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Although much has changed with the advent of computers, the safeguarding of proprietary information still relies on the successful implementation of traditional physical security efforts, coupled with electronic security, and good employee training.
One such product is RedAlert(R), an enterprise software application that allows governments and corporations to assign rights to documents to protect sensitive and proprietary information from those proven most likely to steal or leak -- the insider with authorized access.
The first question asked respondents if their company had experienced a theft or attempted theft of proprietary information or unauthorized use of the company's technology by domestic or foreign entities.
The complaint seeks compensatory damages, including triple and punitive damages, consequential damages, costs, return of all proprietary information, and injunctive relief against all defendants.
It is alleged that BOULE was able to obtain proprietary information about EWW clients and potential clients, including what services they were being provided, or were negotiating for, and at what price.
That same day, the 4th District Court of Utah granted a temporary restraining order ("TRO") precluding the defendants from using any Novell assets or proprietary information in the conduct of their business.
In addition, Scales noted that the quoted $60 million value of the proprietary information related to the company's annual sales and that the actual value is difficult to determine with precision.
DeFeo's contractual agreement which keeps him from working at Clorox on products that compete directly with products he worked on at P&G as well as to protect proprietary information about our business.
creates and delivers proprietary information products and services to improve the process of granting and managing small and medium size business loans.
Content for the Nervana Discovery Solution includes general and industry-specific news feeds, comprehensive patent databases, semantic Medline query, custom or proprietary information repositories and, with the new Northern Light agreement, a wide range of life sciences web content.
MRG selected AT&T's IDC facility to further enhance the level of security for the company's data and proprietary information, which is used in the preparation of loan closing documents.

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