Protecting Trade Secrets in Litigation

Ortego, Joseph J.; Kardisch, Josh H.
September 1993
Marketing Management;1993, Vol. 2 Issue 2, p52
This article discusses various aspects of protecting trade secrets in courts. The case of Fonar Corp.is illustrated. Courts in the U.S. have found trade secrets to include information relating to market entry decisions and product fabrication, drawings, blueprints, design changes, quality assurance procedures, audits, specifications, analytical tests, and performance comparisons. Novelty is only required to the extent necessary to show that the alleged secret is not a matter of public knowledge.


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