What Qualifies as a Trade Secret Under Massachusetts Law?
Trade secrets are a unique form of intellectual property that are defined by their value and secrecy, not by any legal filing for trade secret protection.
A trade secret under Massachusetts law is defined as "specified or specifiable information" that meets two tests:
If you have trade secrets and somebody misappropriates them, you may bring a claim for trade secret misappropriation, in some cases even if you do not have an underlying confidentiality agreement with the person who took or used them.
Learn more here about trade secrets under Massachusetts law.
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