Trade secrets, trademarks and copyrights have considerable value and are vital to a businesses’ long-term success.
Establishing and enforcing binding legal agreements between your business and employees can protect confidential information, and provide recourse in the event that an agreement is violated or breached. Our legal team at Hendershot, Cannon, Martin & Hisey, P.C. has been protecting and defending intellectual property and trade secrets since 1987. Managing Shareholder, Simon ("Trey") Hendershot, personally has over 26 years of experience representing clients facing intellectual property disputes and leads our award-winning business litigation team. With decades of combined experience, we are among the leading business litigation attorneys in Houston.
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Our Firm's Scope of Intellectual Property Litigation:
If your intellectual property assets are infringed or misappropriated, do not delay in contacting Hendershot Cannon Martin & Hisey, P.C. In any intellectual property infringement suit, immediate action is essential. When applicable, our experienced business attorneys seek a temporary restraining order or injunction to stop the infringement from occurring.
Our Firm's Scope of Intellectual Property Protection:
Our attorneys are experienced in assisting businesses and entrepreneurs with a full range of services related to intellectual property law, business formation, employment agreements, contracts and litigation.
There are multiple ways to deal with theft of trade secrets. The Texas Uniform Trade Secret Act (TUTSA) provides for injunctive relief and other remedies, including monetary damages, in the effort to deal with theft or ongoing misappropriation of trade secrets. Among these include the following:
You may already have a solid agreement in place, but that might not be enough to prevent an employee or partner from violating the agreement - or a competitor from reverse-engineering your product or service.
Texas law imposes a fiduciary duty on former employees not to take trade secrets (customer lists, for instance) and use those trade secrets to the detriment of the former employer, but this is very common.
Our goals in these cases:
To learn more on how to deal with theft of trade secrets, visit our page on trade secret violations.
For drafting and negotiating IP agreements and protecting trade secrets, the Houston lawyers of Hendershot, Cannon, Martin & Hisey serve business clients in Houston and throughout Texas. Schedule a confidential consultation today at (713) 909-7323 or contact us online.