Trade Secrets

Trade secret information is information that is not generally known in the market place which gives a business a competitive advantage. Trade secret information is a protected class of information under the law, so long as the company has taken steps to protect this information. Trade Secret information can be something as complex as the source code to the latest and greatest software or an ingredient in a product and something as common as client lists and client information. Travis & Inman has vast experience handling cases involving the protection of trade secret information. Trade secret issues come up regularly in discovery when two competitors are suing each other. These issues also come up very often in the employment/covenant not to compete context. Travis & Inman has had great success protecting its client’s trade secret information from disclosure and has had great success obtaining information from its opponents in the face of claims of trade secret protection.