By Counsel Tom McNulty
Published on Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly
While trade secret law varies from state to state, every state requires that trade secret holders take “reasonable measures” to ensure the confidentiality of such information. Absent such measures, no protection will be afforded.
With many businesses looking to move to permanent remote work environments as a result of the COVID pandemic, ensuring that reasonable measures are taken to protect trade secrets is imperative as businesses increasingly rely on the internet and communications technology to conduct their day-to-day operations.