Trade Secrets / Non-Compete Litigation and Consulting

Carlton Fields Jorden Burt helps clients protect trade secrets and defend against misappropriation claims.

Services include:

  • Creating policies and procedures to protect trade secrets and confidential information
  • Preparing non-compete agreements, confidentiality agreements, non-solicitation agreements, email and privacy policies, and incentive compensation agreements for corporate employees
  • Advising employers on ways to avoid receiving trade secrets or confidential information when hiring employees from competitors
  • Litigating claims for misappropriation of trade secrets and confidential information, breach of fiduciary duty, raiding of employees, interference with business relationships or contracts, unfair competition, and related business torts
  • Litigating claims to enforce or invalidate covenants not to compete; non-solicitation or confidentiality agreements
  • Performing trade secret and confidential information audits
  • Preparing outsourcing agreements and technology commercialization agreements with appropriate protections for trade secrets, confidential know-how, and other intellectual property
  • Litigating related claims under the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act, Digital Millennium Copyright Act, or Electronic Communications Privacy Act
  • Advising on protection of confidential information during litigation