In today’s business environment, trade secrets have become much more important, and trade secret litigation much more common.  Three long-term trends– (i) reduction in patenting and corresponding increase in keeping technical information secret; (ii) ease and frequency of trade secret theft; and (iii) better and more venues for trade secret litigation– make the identification, protection and enforcement of trade secret rights more critical than ever.

What do you need to be considering to protect your company in this environment? Here are seven questions to ask in an Intellectual Property and Technology Alert written by our colleagues Paul Steadman and Ferlillia V. Roberson.