M. Todd Henderson on the Complexities of Corporate Espionage (Audio)

Corporate Espionage In The Midwest

Last month, a Wisconsin man was indicted for allegedly trying to steal secrets from a cast-iron manufacturer in the Chicago area. The indictment said he planned to use them at his new job in China. But he never made it. According to the Chicago Tribune, he was arrested at O’Hare right before he got on the plane.

Protecting secrets from corporate espionage is a growing challenge for many US companies -- whether tech firms, manufacturers or agriculture.

To learn more, we were joined by KCUR reporter Bryan Thompson and University of Chicago law professor Todd Henderson.

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