Trade secrets are rapidly becoming the most important assets of many businesses. Information Governance (IG) professionals can and should play an integral part in managing company trade secrets, but not all companies have IG professionals and not all IG professionals understand the meaning of "trade secrets." This article maps the many facets of trade law and practice that are of potential interest to all IG professionals. It also highlights the different roles IG professionals can play with respect to trade secrets, from cataloging to monitoring to testifying.
William Lynch Schaller, Trade Secret Law: The Role of Information Governance Professionals, 18 J. Marshall Rev. Intell. Prop. L. 27 (2018)