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How Do I Protect My New Product Innovation?

Deciding between trade secret and patent legal protections

The first step [to protecting your innovation] depends upon the nature of the product and the assumption that this innovation will be protected by U.S. intellectual property law. When Trade Secret Protection May Be Your Best Option If the product is not easily reverse-engineered or independently developed, then trade-secret protection may be most cost-effective. However, trade-secret status depends, in part, upon the inventor’s efforts to preserve confidentiality. At a minimum, development …

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