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What are the differences between intellectual property rights & trade secrets?

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How will your fashion trade secrets be protected, in the near future, in the EU and the US?

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What are the differences between intellectual property rights & trade secrets?

  1. 1. Tranoï, Paris, 23 & 24 January 2016 What are the differences between intellectual property rights & trade secrets? How will your fashion trade secrets be protected, in the near future, in the EU and the US?
  2. 2. Trade secrets in the US: what is the deal there?
  3. 3. 3 Uniform Trade Secret Act (UTSA) • UTSA adopted by 46 states • Other states have adopted their own state statutes and/or continue to apply common law • Proposed Defend Trade Secrets Act Trade secrets: what is the framework in the US?
  4. 4. 4 Things to know about trade secrets in the US 1. Information 2. Derives independent economic value 3. Not generally known to other persons who can obtain economic value from its disclosure or use 4. Subject of efforts that are reasonable under the circumstances to maintain its secrecy Trade secrets: what is the framework in the US?
  5. 5. 5 Trade secrets protection in the US • Each state sets the scope of trade secret protection •Significant level of protection offered by US courts •US courts enforce trade secret protection & routinely do so Trade secrets: what is the framework in the US?
  6. 6. How to efficiently protect your trade secrets in the US: the holy Graal
  7. 7. 7 How to efficiently protect trade secrets? • Sign NDAs! • New & exiting employee policies • Screening policies • Security policies • Licensing policies • Monitoring policies Trade secrets: what is the framework in the US?
  8. 8. 8 What are the differences between intellectual property rights & trade secrets? How will your fashion trade secrets be protected, in the near future, in the EU and the US? Annabelle Gauberti Ialci president contact@ialci.org @ialci1901 on Twitter Trade secrets: what is the framework in the US?

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