Given the difficulty of protecting intellectual property related to cannabis and cannabis-based products with patents, copyrights and trademarks, any company in the cannabis industry should formulate a trade secrets protection plan from the very outset of the business, in order to ensure that the proprietary information at the center of its business does not lose its confidential status down the road.
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The Fifth Circuit Rules that Federal Law Preempts Unfair Competition Claim Under Texas Law
The Fifth Circuit recently considered whether the federal copyright and patent laws preempt (trump) Texas common law claim of unfair competition by misappropriation.
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
Four Ways to Protect Your Business Ideas: Patents, Trademarks, Copyright, and Trade Secrets
Whether you are an owner of an established business or a budding entrepreneur working on a start-up, understanding how you can protect your business ideas