Event Details

The financial importance of trade secrets to both a company’s bottom line and its return on investment is largely misunderstood and very much under-appreciated. In fact, given a choice between protecting an invention by either a patent or trade secrets, most studies suggest that trade secrets bring significantly greater value – but only when properly protected.

Patents remain a vital tool to protecting inventions, but greater attention should be given to trade secrets to achieve a balance in a firm’s IP portfolio.

Dr. Thurston’s presentation will summarize the key business, IP, and financial considerations for trade secrets as they relate to Taiwan companies’ future competitiveness, and explain why trade secrets must now become full-fledged members of the corporate asset base.

Speakers

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    Richard L. Thurston, Ph.D.

    Head of Taipei Office, Duane Morris LLP / Former Senior Vice President and General Counsel of TSMC

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TW$ 1,400
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TW$ 2,000

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