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Last week Attorney General Eric Holder Jr. announced that the Department of Justice will increase its investigations and prosecutions of intellectual property crimes.  Holder pointed out that improving technology has made it much easier to steal trade secrets from U.S. Companies.  Moreover, the value of these trade secrets has created an enormous incentive for disgruntled employees to take advantage of their access to the trade secrets.  Asset protection remains a critical part of a GC’s responsibilities and each must stay vigilant given these ever increasing risks.