Practical steps and best practice: How businesses can ensure they are protecting their trade secrets
Trade secrets are not registered rights but are granted special protection based on the nature of the information and the way they are treated by their owners. Therefore owners of trade secrets need to ensure they are pro-actively managing their trade secrets to avoid putting these valuable assets at risk. While global trade secret laws will not be completely harmonized any time soon, businesses can prepare through careful housekeeping and planning.

In relation to this, Baker McKenzie has partnered with Euromoney Institutional Investor Thought Leadership , on a thought leadership piece focused on trade secrets and its importance for global businesses. Click here to view the results of the study entitled: The Board Ultimatum: Protect and Preserve (Assessing the Strategic Importance and Protection of Trade Secrets.