In the information age, trade secret protection is an essential component to the success of any business. As the value and importance of data and other trade secrets has increased, companies are more concerned than ever about protecting their information assets against both internal and external threats.
Our firm has handled numerous trade secret disputes in state and federal courts, including under confidentiality and non-disclosure agreements, the common law of trade secrets, the Texas Uniform Trade Secrets Act, the federal Defend Trade Secrets Act, and the federal Computer Fraud and Abuse Act.
When rogue former employees misappropriate trade secrets, we help our clients take immediate necessary measures to recover them and prevent further disclosure. This often requires emergency injunctive relief in a very short timeframe to avoid irreparable harm. We are also experienced in working with computer forensics experts to thoroughly document trade secret theft and with damages experts to determine the value of the stolen information.
Outside of the litigation context, we also help our clients protect their information and trade secrets with appropriate employment policies and agreements, and advise on best practices to protect our trade secrets and be in the best position to enforce their rights in court if necessary.