This research was undertaken to understand the strategic importance of trade secrets and intellectual property in companies. This study was conducted with a group of senior executives across the globe.

Research Advisory

The team of advisers at iResearch Services scanned the government and state laws concerning protection of IP and trade secrets across the globe. The team then customized the questionnaire based on region to improve the relevance of the survey results.

Survey & Analysis

Survey Responses

Industrial Sectors

Countries Globally


Telephonic interviews
Telephonic interviews
Online Surveys
Online Surveys

Key Takeaways

50% organization are concerned about the strategic importance of trade Secrets & IP

67% respondents believe there should be more awareness of US and European Laws

80% organizations have trade secret protection, company identify and maintain an inventory of its trade secrets