Practice/Industry Group Overview
Personal digital assistants, laptops, wireless Internet and miniature flash drives -- mechanisms that have made it easier for employees to download, e-mail and save almost any kind of information. Yet these same mechanisms make it harder for employers to guard their valuable trade secrets.
Husch Blackwell is a recognized leader in trade secrets law and has helped numerous clients identify, classify, protect and value their trade secret assets. We are renowned as a thought leader in developing best practices for all aspects of trade secret law.
We can assist in all aspects of trade secret contractual protections, including restrictive non-compete covenants, non-disclosure agreements, trade secret and intellectual property assignment provisions, trade secret exit interviews, trade secret escrow agreements, alternative dispute mechanisms and more.
Clients all over the world repeatedly call on us to prosecute and defend trade secret cases and provide the resources necessary to handle complex trade secrets litigation. In addition, both plaintiffs and defendants regularly retain the firm’s attorneys as expert witnesses in trade secrets litigation.