Tag: trade secrets


Botox and the logic of regulation
Botox and the logic of regulation

Westport is a small, beautiful town in Ireland which is home to around 6000 people. It would be completely unremarkable (save, perhaps, as one of the nicer places in the world to live and for its proximity to the pilgrimage site on Croagh Patrick), were it not for the …
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Patenting strategy: When to patent?
Patenting strategy: When to patent?

Patenting of inventions can be notoriously expensive; however, the monopoly attracted because of it has the potential to exceed, by far, any initial patenting costs. The problem remains that a decision on whether to patent an invention often has to be made long before…
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Protecting trade secrets

Trade secrets are a form of intellectual property which can be broadly described as information which is known only by a particular business and is...