Most states, including Utah, have laws to protect trade secrets
through a version of the Uniform Trade Secrets
Second, reevaluate your company's tolerance for bringing trade secrets
Grants whistleblowers who disclose trade secrets
to the government immunity from civil and criminal liability in certain situations;
In 2013, after studies (11) showed the importance of trade secrets
to the economy, particularly to small and medium-sized enterprises, and the fears of many organizations that asserting claims for misappropriation would result in inadequate remedies and potentially place their trade secrets
at risk of public disclosure, the European Commission proposed a Directive to address differences in the trade secret
laws of the EU Member States.
A few months ago, President Obama signed the Defense Trade Secrets
Act (DTSA) of 2016 into law.
Companies need to adopt a comprehensive plan for the protection of their trade secrets
by identifying and maintaining their confidentiality or risk losing it.
The rest of the world's various national/jurisdiction recognition and handling of SDS trade secrets
is a different ball of wax.
Threats to trade secrets
can stem not only from outside the business but may also be jeopardised from within the company.
In practice trade secrets
have been gaining importance though.
In the appropriate situation, trade secrets
can be quite valuable for protecting an organization's industrial processes, internal know-how and knowledge in any business.
So it is important when looking to enforce rights to trade secrets
to show the steps that have been taken to preserve confidentiality.
provision punishes those who misappropriate trade secrets