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know-how

skill, expertise and trade contacts developed by a business over time, which serve to enhance its COMPETITIVE ADVANTAGE over rival suppliers.

know-how

expertise and trade contacts developed by a firm over time that enhance its competitiveness.
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Description of know-how, including competitive advantages and disadvantages.
We have a very high respect for the know-how accumulated by this team of engineers over many years," commented Aldo Romano, General Manager of ST's Telecommunications and Peripherals/Automotive Groups.
If one of the four rights is not transferred and the transaction does not involve, or involves to only a de minimis extent, the provision of services or know-how, the transaction will be classified solely as the transfer of a copyrighted article.