Attorney Autumn Gentry Writes Article on the Defend Trade Secrets Act for Inside Counsel

March 21, 2017
Nashville Attorney Autumn Gentry recently wrote “3 Steps to Protect Trade Secrets Under the DTSA,” for Inside Counsel.

The article focused on the Defend Trade Secrets Act (DTSA), which federally protects a business’s or individual’s trade secrets including copyrights, patents and trademarks. This federal protection allows a business to file a private civil lawsuit if a trade secret that is related to a product or service used in, or intended for use in, interstate or foreign commerce is misappropriated.

Ms. Gentry writes about three steps that businesses can use under the DTSA to protect its intellectual property, including auditing and identifying trade secrets; protecting trade secrets; and revising agreements and policies.

To read the complete article, please click here (subscription needed).
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