Belden_Week3individualforumassignment

Belden_Week3individualforumassignment - Case 6-2 Post a...

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Case 6-2 Post a response to each of the questions in Case 6-2: E-VP Denies Giving Secrets to Sticky Fingers Questions: 1. What should Red Hot & Blue demonstrate to the court to convince the court that its recipes were trade secrets? Explain your answer. Red Hot & Blue would need to prove that their work is trademarked or listed as a trade secret. If their recipes and menu are intellectual property they would need to prove that they are strictly theirs. Since they have franchises they would most likely have all of this. As building a franchise is a very complicated process. Narrowing down all menus and recipes would be an important part of this process. Any restaurant who wants to become franchises and does not trademark their recipes is only asking for trouble later on. Simply stating that the recipes used in your restaurant are yours does not qualify as reasonable proof. The recipe would need to be trademarked or listed as a trade secret, which can be difficult to prove. 2. How can a company like Sticky Fingers prove that it has not illegally obtained
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This note was uploaded on 04/02/2012 for the course BUSINESS mgmt taught by Professor Bruehlman during the Fall '12 term at Chadron State College.

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