Tag Archives: trade secrets

Restraining a Seller of a Business From Competing is Legal

When you buy a business from someone the last thing you want is for them to set up shop across the street from you and take your customers away. Continue reading

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Invention Developer Services for Inventors Are Highly Regulated

If you have that once-in-a-lifetime idea, and want to sign up with an invention developer, make sure certain things are in place because the law requires them. Continue reading

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Hiring an Employee From a Competitor

In certain industries there are employees who are in demand by the competing employers because these employees have special skills.  Whether an employer can hire an employee from a competitor can be surprisingly difficult to determine.  Under California law employees … Continue reading

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Shareholders Do Not Own Corporate Assets

A corporation is, for corporate law purposes, a “person” separate from its owners.  As such, it owns the assets of the business, including, for example, customer lists, trade secrets and equipment.  A shareholder generally holds only legal title to the … Continue reading

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