Top 10 Best Practices to Maintain Trade Secrets

Under California law, Civil Code, Section 3426.1(d), trade secrets are defined:

“‘Trade secret’ means information, including a formula, pattern, compilation, program, device,

method, technique, or process, that:

(1) Derives independent economic value, actual or potential, from not being generally known to

the public or to other persons who can obtain economic value from its disclosure or use; and

(2) Is the subject of efforts that are reasonable under the circumstances to maintain its secrecy.”

With this in mind, here is our: Top Ten List Of Practices To Maintain Trade Secrets:

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