June 25, 2018
The Lexis Practice Advisor Journal
Reprinted with permission from the Lexis Practice Advisor Journal
This practice note provides guidance on legal claims and recourse available to employers to protect their confidential information and trade Secrets in the face of potential misappropriation by employees or others. Specifically, this practice note addresses the following issues:
For information on the use of restrictive covenants to protect trade Secrets and confidential information generally, see the Restrictive Covenants practice notes. For additional practice notes concerning trade trade Secrets, see the Protecting Trade Secrets practice note page. For information on state laws on protecting trade Secrets and confidential information, see Non-competes and Trade Secret Protection State Practice Notes Chart. For more information on protecting confidential information at hiring, see Trade Secrets and Confidential Information Protection upon Hiring Checklist. For more information on dealing with trade Secrets and confidential information protection upon termination, see Trade Secrets and Confidential Information Protection upon Termination Checklist. For more information on cybersecurity measures to protect confidential information and trade Secrets, see Cybersecurity Measures to Protect Employers’ Confidential Information and Trade Secrets.
These materials have been prepared for informational purposes only and are not legal advice. This information is not intended to create, and receipt of it does not constitute, an attorney-client relationship. Internet subscribers and online readers should not act upon this information without seeking professional counsel.