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Protection for Trade Secrets in Texas

Experienced Houston Business Lawyers

Whether you’re starting a new business or an established business owner, protecting your business’s trade secrets is extremely important in a highly competitive market. Trade secrets can include a recipe, formula, manufacturing technique, or marketing strategy that sets you apart from other businesses.

At Toppins Law Firm, P.C., our dedicated Houston business attorneys can help you with your trade secrets protection needs. Our firm employs a thorough and proactive approach to our clients’ business endeavors and, over our 40 years of collective business law experience, have consistently provided clients secure and dynamic solutions.

Call Toppins Law Firm, P.C. today at 713.574.2299 to learn how we can help.

How are trade secrets protected?

Unlike patents, trade secrets do not require any form of registration. Trade secret protection is typically viewed as a “do-it-yourself” form of protection, but it is still advised that businesses seek the counsel of a knowledgeable business lawyer when deciding how you’d like to protect your trade secrets. The intentional theft of trade secrets can be considered a crime under federal and state laws. Should your trade secrets be stolen, you have the right to pursue justice, even if it requires litigation.

You can protect your company’s trade secrets by doing the following:

  • Using nondisclosure agreements, employment agreements, and manufacturing agreements
  • Marking documents pertaining to trade secrets as “confidential”
  • Maintaining proper computer security

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Toppins Law Firm, P.C. is unlike other firms in the area – we offer clients high-quality representation without the outlandish rates of larger corporate firms. Our founding attorney Wilka Toppins cares about her client’s success and refuses to settle for less than what they deserve. Having a proven Houston business lawyer on your side will ensure that your trade secrets are properly protected and remain protected for the foreseeable future of your enterprise.

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