Trade Secrets

Mission Impossible? Protecting Trade Secrets

  The Texas Supreme Court just handed businesses a tremendous victory concerning trade secrets. The issue - Businesses fight hard and often take extreme measures to protect their trade secrets from falling into the hands of a competitor.  One tactic that is often employed is to have each employee execute a confidentiality agreement.  The conundrum, of course, comes with a business tries to enforce the agreement in Court without actually disclosing...

Non-Competition Agreements in Texas – New Court Decision

Lawyers like predictability. Witnesses who don’t change their testimony,  statutes that aren’t  amended every two years,   Supreme Court decisions that aren’t tossed out on a whim….these  are the  little things that make lawyers happy. Which is why the Texas Supreme Court’s decision on December 16, 2011 in Marsh USA Inc  v. Cook  sent shock waves in the lawyer world from the Gulf to the Red River. Marsh concerns the enforceability of non-competition agreements –...
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