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Trade Secret Protection Risk and the Remote Workforce: 10 Questions to Address

For many companies, the new normal of utilizing a remote workforce poses short term and long term threats to trade secret protection. Rapid deployment of newer, cloud-based technologies to a user base unfamiliar with the technology have made companies’ data particularly susceptible to theft.  Steps a company takes, or fails to take, now can cause valuable information to lose its legal protections as a “trade secret” forever and may put such data at increased risk of immediate theft.  

Legal and technology experts from Winston & Strawn and Ankura identified 10 key questions that all companies should be asking and practical actions they can now take to ensure their trade secrets are being protected.

Further detail about the 10 questions discussed can be found in our recently-published article here

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