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The cat-and-mouse game of trade secrets

Trade secrets are vital business assets in today's commercial world. Here are 10 practices that can help keep them safe and secure.

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営業秘密か特許か:正しいカードを切る

営業秘密と特許の長所と短所を理解した上で、知的財産(IP)としてどちらか一方を選択!

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How to craft an effective CDA – the essentials

Following our last article in the series, we discuss the relevance of CDAs, their essential components and situations in which they are used.

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Trade secret or patent protection – how do we decide?

When it comes to the protection of technological innovation, many factors come into play, but the question is: to patent or to keep it as a trade secret?

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Trade secrets – the need to be systematic

While the majority of IP types are subject to strict rules, guidelines and timeframes due to the requirement of registration, trade secrets do not require such formalities. Or do they?