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From Intellectual Property Wypadki
Trade Secret -information that: 1) derives actual or potential economic value from the fact that it is not known or readily ascertainable by others 2) is subject to reasonable efforts to maintain its secrecy
Reverse Engineering (this is ok to do this) Examples: recipes, the temperature that you heat things at, the method of manufacturing something.
Trade Secrete Protects Against 1) People who have the secret in confidence and reveal it 2) People who try to sneak in and find out your trade secret by trespassing on your property
Requirements 1) Secrecy: not generally known or "readily ascertainable"