The business world is littered with the carcasses of companies which, after they shared their confidential information and trade secrets with a non-competitor, such as their client, supplier, or vendor, were undercut by that party, who all of a sudden realized that they could profit from the information by cutting out the middle-man.
Tag: Non-Disclosure Agreements
Proving Lost Profits in a Trade Secrets Case – An Expensive Lesson from a Texas Court of Appeals
Before filing a trade secrets case or in the early stages of such case, a company bringing a lawsuit should always consider the following questions: (1) what damages did we suffer? (2) how do we calculate such damages? (3) how do we prove the damages in court?
Why the Appointment of Jeff Sessions as the New Attorney General May Lead to More Trade Secrets Litigation
On Friday, President-elect Donald Trump named Alabama Sen. Jeff Sessions as his pick for the next Attorney General. Sessions is a former U.S. attorney and
5 Common Mistakes That Companies Make With Non Disclosure Agreements
Whether you are talking to a potential buyer of your company, an interested investor, or a joint venture partner, before any confidential information is shared
Small Business Corner: Limiting Competition Through Contract Provisions
Whether you are hiring a new employee or entering in a contract with your vendor or supplier, if you are planning on giving these persons
How to Protect Your Intellectual Property When Getting Involved in a Startup
One of the factors that distinguishes successful startups from those that fail, is not just a great idea, but an idea that’s legally protected from