A recent decision in Givaudan Fragrances Corporation v. Krivda highlights a conundrum faced by owners of trade secrets seeking to protect them when employees leave for new employers: while courts require the owners to inform such new employers with specificity of the trade secrets misappropriated, the owners must take care not to disclose that information with too much specificity or too soon, because doing either could effectively render the information no longer “secret.”
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