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Computer Tampering, Trade Secrets

One common area of business disputes is to what extent non-compete, non-solicitation and confidentiality provisions are enforceable and valid when an employee leaves an employer. Related disputes pertaining to whether an employee breaches his or her duty of loyalty by going beyond merely preparing to leave and engages in direct competition are also common. This […]

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Trade Secret Disputes, Damages, Misappropriation

Trade secret litigation (often used interchangeably with confidential information) usually centers on an individual misappropriating and/or unfairly using a businesses trade secret to the detriment of a business. A “trade secret” can include “any formula, pattern, device or compilation of information which is used in one’s business, and which gives him an opportunity to obtain […]

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Non-disclosure Agreements (NDA)

Non-disclosure agreements (“NDA”) are contracts where a person agrees not to divulge, reveal or in any way publicize information. They are often used in the context of investors evaluating a business plan, business agreements, employer-employee relationships and independent contractor agreements. One party agrees to reveal information provided the party receiving the information keeps it a secret. The […]

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