Confidential Information and Trade Secrets

Any confidential commercial information that provides your business with its competitive edge can constitute a trade secret. This might include a manufacturing technique, a secret ingredient in a product, a sale and distribution method or a supplier list.

If another business uses your confidential information without your permission, not only is that commercially damaging but it can also constitute a violation of laws against commercial espionage, a breach of contract or a breach of the law of confidence.

Needless to say, it is vital that your business does all it can to protect its confidential information and trade secrets.

How We Can Help Protect Your Confidential Information and Trade Secrets

Our dedicated intellectual property lawyers in Central London can help you review and manage your confidential information and trade secrets in order to help you prevent insiders from abusing their access to them or prevent others from gaining access to them.

We will assist you with identifying and assessing how the confidential information held by your company can be protected. This may include, for example, applying for patents or creating confidentiality agreements to prevent those with access to them such as employees and business partners from disclosing them.

If a dispute arises or you feel that your confidential information is being misused, our lawyers will advise and guide you through the most efficient and cost-effective way to resolve the problem. We are City of London based experts in obtaining urgent court injunctions which prevent the misuse of confidential information. We are immensely passionate about business and will work with you to understand the commercial realities you face so that we can provide practical advice that is specific to your circumstances.

Our lawyers are not only experts in their field but are also able to take the most complex legal theories and apply them to your business in a logical, commercially astute way. We may be based in the City of London with an international outlook but we are proud that our clients view us as approachable and down to earth, an attitude that you are unlikely to find at other City law firms.

Contact us todayand we will match you up with the lawyer who is the best fit for your business. Alternatively, you can contact one of our intellectual property specialists directly by viewing their profile.

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