Trade Secret Questions

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Legal to prevent former employee from working with competitor?

If our former employee is moving to a competitor and would inevitably disclose his former employer's trade secrets, can we prevent that former employee from working with the competitor?

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in California Posted 6 years, 6 months ago
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Should marketing agencies sign NDAs to maintain confidentiality?

Our company is about to launch a new service and in order to promote those services, we want to work with several marketing agencies. Because we are keeping the service confidential until launch, we are cautious of even working with ...

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Intellectual Property Questions

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Trade Secret Questions

in California Posted 6 years, 6 months ago
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Can new mobile marketing technique be patented?

Can a new technique of mobile marketing be patented, copyrighted, or trademarked?

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How to protect trade secrets when disclosing to investors?

How do I protect my trade secrets which are described in a provisional patent application? I have to disclose them to collaborators and investors in order to develop the resources to start up a company.

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Intellectual Property Questions

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Trade Secret Questions

in California Posted 6 years, 4 months ago
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Are there potential legal/IP consequences if startup employees use own computers/laptops?

If a startup asks its employees to use their own computers/laptops to save cost, are there any potentially negative legal / IP consequences?

Just wondering if there are any potentially negative consequences like the company losing intellectual property or ...

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What is best way for startup to structure compensation for board of advisors?

What is the best way for a Startup to structure compensation to its Board of Advisors? Do each usually get equal compensation, or is it common practice to have each member compensated differently depending on how active they are?

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Enforceability of non-competition clauses

My company is in the process of hiring new employees, and one of our biggest fears is that employees will receive training with us and then take their talents elsewhere, which would be disastrous for the company. I have heard ...

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How to protect company's 'secret processes' without patent?

My company will have business processes I want to protect. I don't believe they are patentable (and am not in a position financially to patent them anyway). Besides having employees agree not to reveal these processes to others in their ...

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Venture Capital Questions

in California Posted 6 years, 5 months ago
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How to protect restaurant concept?

I own a restaurant concept and a hotel wants to do a pop up concept of it in Mexico that runs for 1 year. Is there anything that I need them to sign to protect my IP regarding the concept ...

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