Trade secrets are very special type of intellectual property. Any secret business information that gives a company a competitive edge qualifies as a trade secret. Unlike other forms of intellectual property, trade secrets are special because there is no limit to the time that you can hold onto its rights.
You have worked hard to mold your business into the successful company it is today. Central to this success are your key employees, who have become an integral part of your business. However, you may worry about what valuable information they may take with them should they eventually part ways with your Colorado company.