Once you have figured out what your company’s trade secrets are, it is vital to engage your employees in the effort to protect them from improper use or disclosure.
Trade secrets are inventions and methods that have value to your company and that would lose the value if they were disclosed to your competitors.
Working from Home and an Economic Downturn Are Creating a Perfect Storm for Increased Theft of Trade Secrets.
Some industries have problems that happen again and again. Construction has a handful of things that go wrong so often that the U.S. Government created some if-then clauses that go into virtually every government-funded construction contract.
Colleges are Making Cuts in Anticipation of low 2020 Enrollments.
In my opinion, the human costs of the nationwide lockdown have exceeded the benefits. Unemployment, harm to children, and suicides all need to be factored into any decisions to continue any lockdowns.
The Benefits of Getting It in Writing.
I believe that Getting it in Writing helps us increase the likelihood of success in everything we do.
Why be Generous as a Company?
One of my key take-aways from the Morgan Lewis law firm’s webinar on The Fourth Industrial Revolution is that there is a growing recognition that company culture is a business strategy issue.
I am fond of saying “always get it in writing!”
What is “it?” Anything on which you intend to rely, including some thing as simple as a coffee date. An exchange of emails or text messages dramatically improves the likelihood that you and the other person will show up at the right place, on the right date and time.
Helping Employers Optimize the Multi-Generational Workforce.
Several law firms have provided excellent Continuing Legal Ed programs in response to COVID19. Morgan Lewis https://www.morganlewis.com/ is one of those firms.
Ecommerce is Up. So is Class Action Litigation.
I recently took a continuing legal education program from the global law firm of Morgan, Lewis. https://www.morganlewis.com/
Dusty Boilerplate no Longer.
The Force Majeure (“FM”) clause has long been regarded as one of those boring old boilerplate clauses that rarely get much attention during contract negotiations. I speak from personal experience!