Blog articles about trade secret asset management and risk mitigation – including reasonable measures to protect trade secrets, outsourced manufacturing and trade secret valuation, on Kidon IP.

Outsourced Manufacturing and Trade Secrets: Contractual Trade Secret Protection Measures (Part 9)

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As we have discussed elsewhere, a trade secret audit or assessment…
Outsourced Manufacturing and Trade Secrets: An Economic Overview

Trade Secret Valuation [Published in Practical Law of Westlaw / Thomson Reuters]

Donal O’Connell and I are very pleased to announce that Practical…
Outsourced Manufacturing and Trade Secrets: An Economic Overview

Trade Secret Audits [Published in Practical Law of Westlaw / Thomson Reuters]

Donal O’Connell and I are very pleased to announce that Practical…
Outsourced Manufacturing and Trade Secrets: An Economic Overview

Trade Secret Practice Notes Published

Donal O'Connell and I are very pleased to announce that…
Outsourced Manufacturing and Trade Secrets: An Economic Overview

Failure to Take "Reasonable Measures" to Protect Secrecy Precludes Trade Secret Protection

A few days ago, in a federal court in Chicago gave a manufacturer…

Outsourced Manufacturing and Trade Secrets: Due Diligence (Part 5)

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Perhaps the single most important part of outsourced manufacturing…
Outsourced Manufacturing and Trade Secrets: An Economic Overview

Outsourced Manufacturing and Trade Secrets: Internal Controls (Part 4)

When a company, for the soundest of business reasons, is exploring…
Outsourced Manufacturing and Trade Secrets: Risks & Benefits

Outsourced Manufacturing and Trade Secrets: Risks & Benefits (Part 3)

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Nearly all manufacturing processes involve a significant number…
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Outsourced Manufacturing and Trade Secrets: Outsourced Manufacturing (Part 2)

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There are two common categories of outsourced manufacturing:…
Outsourced Manufacturing and Trade Secrets: An Economic Overview

Outsourced Manufacturing and Trade Secrets: An Economic Overview (Part 1)

Since the beginning of the industrial age, companies…