2022 review: Biggest trade secret cases


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2022 review: Biggest trade secret cases

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Discover four of 2022's most eye-catching trade secret cases, involving secret formulas, spies and artificial intelligence.

The cost of trade secrets theft has reached $1.7 trillion annually and this risk is expected to escalate in the coming years, according to a 2021 report published by The Economist Intelligence Unit.

Below, we set out four of the most notable trade secret cases of 2022.

Corporate spies and landmark verdicts

Earlier this year, a Virginia court delivered a record $2 billion jury verdict in a case involving corporate espionage and trade secret misappropriation.

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