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Trade secrets

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Playing your cards right: trade secret or patent?

Understand the strengths and weaknesses of trade secrets and patents before choosing one or the other for your Intellectual Property (IP).

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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?