Professors Invent Threat of “Trade Secret Trolls”

I’ve written several times in the past about the proposed legislation to create a federal cause of action for trade-secrets misappropriation (see here, here, and here). I also wrote a response to a letter signed by a number of professors who opposed this legislation. Now, Professors David S. Levine and Sharon K. Sandeen have written a […]

2-Minute Jimmy Kimmel Clip Shows Our Cybersecurity Culture Crisis

This video speaks volumes about our country’s attitudes towards cybersecurity: Last week, I wrote about the importance of creating a culture that makes protection of trade secrets a top-line priority. This video shows why this culture is so important. Your employees need to be constantly aware of surreptitious attempts to get passwords. Spear phishing attacks are […]

Trade Secrets Best Practices: Exit Interviews

This is the next in a series of posts addressing best practices for protecting trade secrets and proprietary information. Today’s topic: exit interviews, which can be a powerful tool to avoid, or at least anticipate, unwanted disclosure. An exit interview is exactly what it sounds like. When an employee is leaving your company, you have someone meet […]