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Unraveling the differences between patent, confidential information and trade secret protection

What are the benefits and risks of relying on patent or trade secret protection for your technology? In our latest discussion, members of our intellectual property protection team, Teresa Reguly and Tasha De Freitas, break down the fundamentals of confidential information, trade secret and patent protection, including:

  • an overview on the important differences between confidential information, trade secret and patent protection;
  • the benefits and challenges of confidential information, trade secret and patent protection; and
  • considerations to keep in mind when choosing a certain type of IP protection.

Watch the discussion below for everything founders need to know to kickstart their IP protection strategy.

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