While traditionally healthcare businesses have tended to look to patent protection, it would behoove them to also think about trade secret protection to protect their valuable inventions. Given the financial strains on businesses from the COVID-19 pandemic, some businesses may find trade secret protection a cost-efficient alternative to the patent process. Trade secret enforcement also potentially can yield hundreds of millions, sometimes even over a billion, dollars for the trade secret holder. Further, patent protection is not always available. Potential Trade Secrets In The Healthcare Industry While the definition may vary somewhat across jurisdictions, a trade secret generally… Continue Reading Admonition To Members Of The Healthcare Industry: Don’t Give Trade Secret Protection The Short Shrift!