Protecting your Company’s Competitive Edge

You might not think about non-competes, employee and customer non-solicits or trade secrets and confidential information very often. But we do. They are core to your business and help maintain your competitive edge. And we’re proud to play a key role in shaping this area of the law through our practice and thought leadership. All companies, regardless of size, have sensitive information and valuable customer and employee relationships. For that reason, we’ve compiled this update to share with you practical steps you can take to prevent departing employees from competing unfairly or using confidential information or trade secrets.

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Tips When Hiring from a Competitor

Many times, the most qualified and experienced candidates for positions you are seeking to fill in your business are those who are currently working for your competitors.  If you are not careful, the hiring of an employee from a competitor…

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Soccer Moms, Fondant, and Trade Secrets

I got married several years ago. One of the fun parts of wedding planning was the cake tasting. My fiancé and I tasted samples of a number of different types of cakes, icings, and fondants. At the time I did…

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