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trade secret

a secret formula, technique, process, etc., known and used to advantage by only one manufacturer
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The principal has to account to sign an agreement on extradition and washing of proprietary information from motor vehicle registry.
In Part II this Note introduces the types of information that fall under the proprietary information rubric.
also admitted using NPT's confidential and proprietary information to solicit advertisers for the competitive publication that was launched in 2003.
All individuals with access to your proprietary information should be required to sign written agreements that, among other things, specifically identify the information, stipulate that the information is confidential, require that the information be kept confidential at all times, prohibit the disclosure of the information without your written consent, and require the return of the information after the business relationship ends.
Of the companies responding to this study, 40 percent reported incidents of known or suspected losses of proprietary information.
Given the growth in technology and the increasing focus on proprietary information, businesses may be expected to ask for guidance on how to keep their trade secrets safe.
Normally, systems administrators block access points to the network so intruders can't log in and copy proprietary information or alter data.
When employees leave, most proprietary information that goes with them is in their heads, not their briefcases.
IN THE LAST DECADE, the evolution in corporate restructuring, the exponential growth in information technologies, and an increasing rush toward globalization have changed the ways in which proprietary information must be safeguarded.
Its suit relies on the claim that Intel's monopoly makes access to its proprietary information indispensable.

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