Unfair Business Competition & Trade Secrets

Gentry Locke’s Business Competition/Trade Secrets Group consists of highly experienced attorneys who are involved in all aspects of business-related competitive issues, including counseling, contract drafting, litigation, and alternative dispute resolution. The group is interdisciplinary, drawing on members from the IP and Technology Litigation, Labor & Employment, and Business Practice Groups of the Firm, and is capable of providing a full range of services relating to competitive issues.

The focus of this group includes unfair business practices, antitrust law, trade secrets, business defamation, false advertising, non-compete agreements, breaches of fiduciary duty, and tortious interference with business and contractual relationships.

Our services include:

  • Representing businesses and employees on claims relating to non-compete agreements, trade secrets, and interference with contractual and business relationship
  • Representation of parties in antitrust litigation, Lanham Act claims, and other unfair competitive practices
  • Representing franchisors and franchisees on claims involving competitive injuries
  • Assisting clients in developing procedures for the protection of competitively-sensitive information for purposeful disclosure or inadvertent or unauthorized access

Our attorneys work closely with clients and/or their in-house counsel in dealing with complex legal and business competition issues and with the Firm’s technical support staff, who utilize the latest technology-based litigation support services.

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