Author | Rick Richmond

Rick Richmond is a senior partner with Kirkland & Ellis LLP.

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Pharmaceutical Executive

Can You Keep a Secret?

Pharmaceutical companies big and small depend heavily on information, much of it confidential and valuable. From low-tech customer lists and marketing plans to the coveted results of expensive biotech research, the pharma industry is built on confidential information that must be protected, making the law of trade secrets a key component in a company?s strategy to protect its intellectual property.