WITH ALL EYES ON COMEY, DOES IT MAKE YOU WONDER: “when is it legal to secretly record a conversation?”

With the plethora of portable digital recording devices – hey everyone’s got one in their pocket or on their hip – this is no longer an issue for some undercover law enforcement action. Think conversations at work, spousal [...]

SOCIAL MEDIA AND TRADE SECRETS - Losing trade secret protection in the social media void

Social media interactions are second nature to many employees today. For this reason social media poses great risks to maintaining the secrecy of valuable information, unless managed properly. Here are some steps that employers [...]

BEWARE OF THE UNSOLICITED IDEA - Strategies for avoiding risk

 Businesses often receive through various channels unsolicited ideas for products and services. These  ideas may come from customers, partners or other third party interactions. The risk is that the idea resembles a product or [...]

Trade Secret Protection - Simple but critical

 Trade secret protection is the simplest intellectual property protection to obtain. Whereas patents, copyrights and trademarks require federal registration in order to enjoy strong protection, trade secret protection does not. [...]