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FAQ - Trade Secrets

  1. What is a trade secret?
  2. How long is the protection term?

1. What is a trade secret?
Any information that is critical to the success and the competitive advantage of business is considered confidential or sometime referred to as proprietary. This may include information related to product formulation, manufacturing, customers, marketing, financial data, or any other know-how that cannot be protected through patents or copyrights, or trademarks.

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2. How long is the protection term?
As long as the information can be kept confidential and until someone independently discovers the same idea.

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