• IP BLAWG

    One Size Does Not Fit All Trade Secrets

    Beverly A. Berneman
    5/17/22

    In Brief:   The type of trade secret drives reasonable measures of secrecy.

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  • IP BLAWG

    Non-Sticky Trade Secrets Get Released

    Beverly A. Berneman
    1/25/22

    In Brief:  Identifying a trade secret with specificity is the key to protection.

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  • IP BLAWG

    Spinal Fusion

    Beverly A. Berneman
    12/14/21

    In Brief: Generally, a patent has to disclose all enabling features of the invention. However, an invention can be partially protected by a patent and partially protected by trade secrets.

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  • IP BLAWG

    Tick, Tick, Statute of Limitations

    Beverly A. Berneman
    11/30/21

    In Brief:  Pay attention and act fast or you may blow the statute of limitations.

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  • IP BLAWG

    Oh, I Was Supposed to Keep it a Secret?

    Beverly A. Berneman
    5/4/21

    In Brief:  The duty to keep a trade secret arises at the time the secret was acquired.

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  • IP BLAWG

    Antitrust and Stealing Trade Secrets Aren’t the Same Thing

    Beverly A. Berneman
    10/8/19

    Premier Comp Solutions LLC develops customized panel listings of healthcare providers for workers’ compensation claims. The technology allows employers to contain workers’ compensation costs by ensuring that a chosen healthcare provider complies with local workers’ compensation laws with respect to qualifications, licensing and quality of care. The beauty of the system is that it can be localized by the state where the employee is located. The system was protected as a trade secret.

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