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
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
You can protect your company’s trade secrets by doing the following:
- Using nondisclosure agreements, employment agreements, and manufacturing
- 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.
Have questions about trade secrets protection? Contact our firm today to
free initial case evaluation.