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Understanding Different Forms of Intellectual Property, Part Three: Trade Secrets

Intellectual property can cover a variety of intangible creations. This can include written articles for a newspaper, music, photography, literature, and more. In our previous blog posts, our lawyer in Raleigh NC has been discussing the different types of intellectual property that may be covered under IP law. Today, we continue our discussion with trade secrets.

Trade Secrets | Lawyer in Raleigh NC

Oftentimes, companies or individuals may create and develop secret techniques that will help them in manufacturing products and services. When this is the case, it may be a good idea to protect these secrets legally. Whether your secrets include techniques that will work to improve the services you offer, recipes with a secret sauce, trade practice, etc. they’re considered intellectual property and may be protected by law. Our law firm is here to help you with this. We can make sure your business trade secrets are confidential and safe. You won’t have to worry about putting your business at risk.
Though there isn’t a way to register your business trade secrets, there are a few steps you may take while also working with Eldreth Law Firm, PLLC. They include:

  • Implement a non-compete and disclosure agreement for those that are involved in your business.
  • Conduct IP audits regularly.
  • Monitor all email and any other electronic information your employees may use to communicate with one another as well as outside sources.

Our intellectual property lawyer can help you ensure that your company’s trade secrets are secure and covered under IP law. We believe that confidentiality in this matter is important and want to help you avoid a situation that could be devastating to your business. Call now to learn more about how we can help.
Also be sure to visit back with our next blog post. We will continue our discussion on the various forms of intellectual property by discussing licensing. If you missed our two previous blogs concerning trademarking and copyrighting, visit those here and here.

Eldreth Law Firm, PLLC | Lawyer in Raleigh NC

Do you want to protect your intellectual property with a copyright or trademark?  Do you have trade secrets that need to be kept in the vault? Do you need help with someone infringing upon your registered trademark? Our lawyer in Raleigh NC can help. Call our office to talk with us, today. We’re here to answer your questions about how to best protect your creation or other work. Our firm is also able to help in estate planning, divorce, elder law and DWIs.

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