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confidential information
A contract will commonly contain a clause forbidding disclosure of trade secrets and confidential information to third parties during and after the contract. It will also often require company materials to be kept secure and returned (with any copies) when the contract ends. In the case of employment contracts, post termination restraints must be reasonable.

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confidential information
This is one of the legal rights that can be used to protect your brand value. The law of confidentiality protects all commercially sensitive information, know-how, product development or trade secrets. In order to be protected the information must remain confidential - clearly mark all confidential information as such.

Practical Law Dictionary. Glossary of UK, US and international legal terms. . 2010.

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