In the increasingly global marketplace of the 21st Century, trade secret owners must address the risk of outright theft of their intellectual property by competitors or would-be competitors. The threat is especially strong for companies recruiting from or operating in emerging markets, places where the demand for competitive intelligence is high and compliance with U.S. intellectual property laws is low. The trend is magnified by international communication networks that make the theft of trade secrets as easy as pushing the “send” button.

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