The threat from within: trade secret theft by employees

Elliott, Sharon Mollman
March 2007
Nature Biotechnology;Mar2007, Vol. 25 Issue 3, p293
Academic Journal
The article discusses the challenges faced by biotechnology companies from employee theft. The high cost of developing new technologies and the potential value of viable innovations make the biotechnology companies prime targets for trade secret theft. The companies are vulnerable because they depend on trade secrecy to protect methodology or research.


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