• Engineering
  • Published 2012

Developing and protecting intellectual property in virtual projects: Trade secret protection in Telecommunications

@inproceedings{Ruz2012DevelopingAP,
  title={Developing and protecting intellectual property in virtual projects: Trade secret protection in Telecommunications},
  author={Gonz{\'a}lez Ru{\'i}z and Diego Hern{\'a}n},
  year={2012}
}
This thesis is intended to develop a comprehensive understanding of how trade secrets can be used as a means to protect knowledge developed through projects conducted in the telecommunications sector. At the same time, the study explores which mechanisms should be employed to regulate access and utilization of trade secrets when their disclosure is inevitable to accomplish project requirements. Telecommunication firms are large and globally distributed organizations whose business operations… CONTINUE READING