What if I just don’t tell anyone. Is that enough to preserve secrecy?

Preserve Secrecy Trade Secrets Intellectual Property

What if I just don’t tell anyone. Is that enough to preserve secrecy?

Probably not. Courts generally require active steps to protect the secrecy of valuable information. However, if there’s a stated “don’t tell” policy, then that can represent sufficient activity to preserve secrecy. Here too, the nature of the secret will dictate the type of effort and action required to preserve secrecy.

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