I’ve got a secret! Calculating damages in trade secret cases
Abstract: Although trade secrets are classified as “intellectual property,” they’re conceptually and legally different from other types of intangible assets. Not for public consumption, they include a broad range of assets such as customer lists, formulas, designs, manufacturing processes and marketing plans. This article explains how experts calculate damages in trade secret cases and looks at some of the unique challenges inherent in evaluating this type of intellectual property.