Trade Secrets Hollywood Style

Lawsuits over trade secrets typically involve things like customer lists, formulas, manufacturing processes, etc. Can the location of houses for use as movie sets be a trade secret? Yep. Well, at least that’s the claim made by a company in Hollywood. (Here’s an article about it from Reuters: Trade-secret war over Hollywood set locations.) We’ll have to wait to see what the court thinks.

  1. Presumably all this was protected by layers of confidentiality agreements. It will be interesting to see how the arguments play out that inherently public information, albeit acquired through considerable time and resources, are protected by trade secret. Thanks!

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