29. Trade Secrets and Confidentiality

"Secrecy is the soul of business."
Spanish Proverb

Read our Newsletters and Q & A’s:

i. Trade Secrets

  1. NL 1: Can You Share Company Secrets With Your Lawyer?
  2. NL 2: Hey, It’s August . . . We Call This “Protect Your ‘Rolodex’ Month”
  3. NL 3: If You Leave Your Job, Can You Take Your Customers With You?
  4. NL 4: Injunction – Key Words & Phrases
  5. NL 5: Restrictive Covenant – Key Words & Phrases
  6. NL 6: You’re Probably Stealing Trade Secrets . . . Every Weekend
  7. NL 7: “Injunctive Relief” Clauses in Contracts – What Do They Mean?
  8. QA 1: “Should I sign a ‘Trade Secret Agreement’ my employer has asked me to sign before I take a new job elsewhere?”
  9. QA 2: Injunction – Key Words & Phrases
  10. QA 3: Restrictive Covenant – Key Words & Phrases
  11. QA 4: “Can I Work for a Licensee or Vendor of my Former Employer?”

ii. Confidentiality

  1. NL 1: Confidentiality and Non-Disclosure Duties – The Four “Situational Exceptions”
  2. NL 2: Public Domain – Key Words & Phrases
  3. NL 3: “Employer Ask You to Sign an Agreement? Ask Your Employer to Pay Your Legal Cost”
  4. NL 4: “What is NOT Confidential Information –
    10 Guidelines for Resumes, Interviewing and Online Chatter”
  5. QA 1: “How can I prevent being blamed for misconduct by former colleagues?”
  6. QA 2: “If I write a book about my former employer, can they sue me if it’s all true?”
  7. QA 3: “What can I tell prospective employers about my secret government work?”
  8. QA 4: Public Domain – Key Words & Phrases
  9. QA 5: “After severance, what you CAN and CANNOT say”
  10. QA 6: “Can my former employer claim to be the author of a magazine article I wrote as part my duties?”

“If you live your life the right way,
your later years will not be a winter,
but rather a harvest.”

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