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Rebecca Edelson

is a partner in Sheppard Mullin’s intellectual property and litigation practice groups and leads the firm’s trade secrets team.

For more information or to contact Rebecca, please visit her Firm Profile Page.

Recent Articles by Rebecca Edelson

To Disclose Or Not to Disclose: Responding to Trade Secrets Misappropriation By an Employee

An employee comes to you with a recipe for your competitor’s “secret sauce.” You know she worked for your competitor before coming to work for you. How do you respond? It’s an important question, because it may go to the core integrity of your organization and because exploring this trade secret conundrum may offer some decision-making principles that businesses can apply when addressing other difficult decisions that they are being called to make in these stressful COVID-19 times.