The potential customer signed the non-disclosure agreement, but after giving the technology a full review, decided not to license it. Shortly afterwards, there’s a press release announcing that your potential customer has developed technology it took you years to develop. How did they do it so quickly?
Although trade secrets, which can range from formulas, to manufacturing or business processes, to methods of operation, to compilations of information, are not patented or copyrighted, they are nevertheless protected. Modesett Williams helps clients protect these secrets, and also defends against misappropriation claims.