Monthly Archives: November 2013

Damages Issues In Trade Secrets Cases (Part I)

We are blogging on “Non-competes, Trade Secrets, Fiduciary Duties, and the Inevitable Disclosure Doctrine.” Mark Oberti has prepared a detailed paper on all of these issues, which can be found here. In Wellogix, Inc. v. Accenture, L.L.P., __ F.3d __, … Continue reading

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Protecting Or Obtaining Trade Secrets During Discovery In Federal Court (Part II)

We are blogging on “Non-competes, Trade Secrets, Fiduciary Duties, and the Inevitable Disclosure Doctrine.” Mark Oberti has prepared a detailed paper on all of these issues, which can be found here. Regarding third-party discovery, if a subpoena “requires disclosure of … Continue reading

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Protecting Or Obtaining Trade Secrets During Discovery In Federal Court (Part I)

We are blogging on “Non-competes, Trade Secrets, Fiduciary Duties, and the Inevitable Disclosure Doctrine.” Mark Oberti has prepared a detailed paper on all of these issues, which can be found here. The federal rules allow a court, in the discovery … Continue reading

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Protecting Or Obtaining Trade Secrets During Discovery In Texas State Court

We are blogging on “Non-competes, Trade Secrets, Fiduciary Duties, and the Inevitable Disclosure Doctrine.” Mark Oberti has prepared a detailed paper on all of these issues, which can be found here. Rule 507 of the Texas Rules of Evidence provides … Continue reading

Posted in Discovery, Houston Employment Law, Houston Executive Lawyer, Non Compete Agreements, Trade Secrets

At-Will Employees’ Fiduciary Obligations In Texas (Part II)

We are blogging on “Non-competes, Trade Secrets, Fiduciary Duties, and the Inevitable Disclosure Doctrine.” Mark Oberti has prepared a detailed paper on all of these issues, which can be found here. In 2010, the Fifth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals … Continue reading

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At-Will Employees’ Fiduciary Obligations In Texas (Part I)

We are blogging on “Non-competes, Trade Secrets, Fiduciary Duties, and the Inevitable Disclosure Doctrine.” Mark Oberti has prepared a detailed paper on all of these issues, which can be found here. In Texas, an at-will employee breaches his or her … Continue reading

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Non-Recruitment Covenants Under Texas Law

We are blogging on “Non-competes, Trade Secrets, Fiduciary Duties, and the Inevitable Disclosure Doctrine.” Mark Oberti has prepared a detailed paper on all of these issues, which can be found here. Texas courts generally enforce employee non-recruitment or non-solicitation agreements … Continue reading

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The Unclean Hands Defense in Texas Non-Compete Cases

We are blogging on “Non-competes, Trade Secrets, Fiduciary Duties, and the Inevitable Disclosure Doctrine.” Mark Oberti has prepared a detailed paper on all of these issues, which can be found here. In Central Texas Orthopedic Products, Inc. v. Espinoza, NO. … Continue reading

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Court Ordered Equitable Extensions Of The Period Of Restraint In Texas Non-Compete Cases

We are blogging on “Non-competes, Trade Secrets, Fiduciary Duties, and the Inevitable Disclosure Doctrine.” Mark Oberti has prepared a detailed paper on all of these issues, which can be found here. Regarding equitable extension of the contractual period of restraint, … Continue reading

Posted in Houston Employment Law, Houston Executive Lawyer, Non Compete Agreements