What disadvantages are there in relying on trade secrecy for protecting an invention?
One who has
lawfully acquired a trade secret may use it without liability unless
he acquired it subject to a contractual limitation or restriction as
to its use. For many products, trade secrecy is therefore not
feasible because the nature of the product can be readily determined
by any purchaser, either directly by inspection or by reverse
Last update on September 28, 2009 by Administrator.