Understanding Confidentiality and Attorney-Client Privilege

Business owners who engage an attorney should understand confidentiality and privilege in the attorney-client relationship and take steps to ensure that matters they wish to keep confidential are not inadvertently disclosed to third parties.  It is often a misconception that all information disclosed to your attorney will be confidential.  This is not always the case.…

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Protecting Trade Secrets

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Protecting intellectual property is not just an issue for large companies who can incur the expense of filing registrations with federal patent, copyright and trademark offices. Most small businesses have confidential information that may qualify as a trade secret. Trade secrets are protected by maintaining the data’s secrecy, not by registration with a governmental agency.…

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