Startups: Steps to protect your intellectual property

Do you have a handle on protect your intellectual property?

Do you know the pitfalls and technical measures that you should take to protect your intellectual property? Startup or not, these tips from Buchalter Nemer provide a valuable checklist to help protect your IP. Explore the nuances of California’s laws around the ownership of intellectual property and be sure you have a thorough understanding of California’s laws regarding competition. A few topics covered in this article are:

  • Using Confidentiality Agreements
  • Including “Trade Secret” Information in Confidentiality Agreements
  • Pay Attention to Labor Code Provisions
  • Know the Pitfalls of Employing a “Bring Your Own Device” Option

Most importantly discover what leads to most data theft and know your options for protection.

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Buchalter Nemer is a full-service business law firm that has been teaming with clients for six decades, providing legal counsel at all stages of their growth and evolution, and helping them meet the many legal challenges and decisions they face. Our clients are engaged in a diverse global economy governed by complex laws and regulations, and they trust us as advisers and business partners because we are involved in their world. They rely on our forward-thinking to help them resolve problems before they arise.

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