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Keeping your intellectual property safe from thieves

On Behalf of | Feb 20, 2019 | Intellectual Property

One of the most valuable parts of your organization is the intellectual properties that allow your business to be unique. In some cases, the information you are protecting can be the entire strategy that sets you apart from your competition. At Wang IP Law Group, we understand the challenges that company leaders face in protecting their businesses in California.

While it would be nice to believe that every person you hire has your best interests at heart and is committed to accomplishing company goals, there are those who have no fear of sharing confidential information that could potentially compromise the security of intellectual property that your company needs to be successful. If this information gets into the wrong hands, your entire infrastructure could be at risk of collapsing.

According to Forbes, two of your most valuable tools in preventing this type of theft is to first, articulate strong non-disclosure agreements that are required to be signed by all personnel who may have access to intellectual property. Verify that all of the information in said contracts is understood and honored and clearly define any consequences if the contract is breached. Second, company leaders should implement a reliable security system that requires anyone with access to sensitive information to input credentials before they are allowed access to the data.

When your company is able to recognize the risks of intellectual property theft and is proactive in putting securities in place, you can effectively minimize the dangers of experiencing a data breach. For more information about protecting your sensitive company information, visit our web page.