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“Protecting Trade Secrets Stored in the Cloud,” ABA Section of Litigation Intellectual Property Newsletter

In this article, Jenner & Block Partner Benjamin J. Bradford and Associates Justin A. Maleson and Michael T. Werner explore issues that businesses should consider when storing sensitive and valuable information in the cloud.  The authors introduce cloud computing and trade-secret law and then offer best practices for maintaining and protecting trade-secret information in the cloud.  They also discuss ways to preserve trade-secret status in the event of unauthorized use or disclosure and during the course of litigation.