Posted on March 20, 2017 by CEB
The following is a guest blog post by Tyler M. Paetkau, Hartnett, Smith & Paetkau, Redwood City, CA. Tyler represents employers in all aspects of employment and labor law, including counseling and litigation regarding trade secrets and unfair competition.
Now is a particularly good time for California employers to update and revise their agreements with employees respecting trade secrets and other confidential and proprietary information (NDAs), based on several recent, noteworthy legal developments. Review your NDAs and make these three changes. Continue reading
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Posted on April 9, 2014 by Julie Brook, Esq.
Poaching employees from a rival company has risks. So does agreeing with your rivals not to poach employees from each other. Potential poachers beware… Continue reading
Filed under: Business Law, Employment Law, Intellectual Property, Legal Topics | Tagged: agreements not to poach, anti-raiding, anti-solicitation agreements, competitors, employee, employee poaching, employers, employment contracts, nondisclosure agreements, nonrecruiting, trade secrets, unfair competition | 3 Comments »
Posted on November 30, 2011 by Julie Brook, Esq.
You’ve got a great idea for a new product or screenplay and you want to send it right off to a company or movie studio, but how do you make sure that you will benefit if they love the idea as much as you do? Here are some proactive protective measures you can take to make sure you profit from your great ideas. Continue reading
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Posted on November 28, 2011 by Julie Brook, Esq.
You receive an unsolicited submission of a new product or a screenplay and would love to use it but you’re worried about exposing your company to liability. Here are some proactive protective measures you can take to protect your company in the dangerous world of unsolicited submissions. Continue reading
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