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Keeping it Real – The Value of Honest Performance Reviews

By: Katherine Connor Ferguson We all talk about the importance of honesty.  But, being honest is not always easy.  Especially when it comes to delivering a less than stellar performance review.  As kind and caring human beings, we don’t want to hurt anyone’s feelings or create embarrassment or discomfort.  So we keep the negative feedback to...
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Trade Secrets Can Be a Valuable Alternative to Patent Protection

Patents can be expensive to obtain, expensive to enforce, and the exclusive rights are limited to a relatively short time period. However, in certain situations, trade secret protection can be a valuable and, in some ways, easier alternative to obtaining patent protection. In addition, trade secrets have the added value of having no expiration...

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