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Trade Secrets and Unfair Competition

Protecting Unpatented IP Assets

At WHGC, we help new technology companies develop and protect trade secrets in a fiercely competitive marketplace. Our attorneys assist emerging businesses by establishing legal structures around unpatented products, processes, inventions, and other forms of proprietary information. We also represent the interests of technology companies and other clients in unfair trade disputes.

To arrange a consultation, contact our California IP law firm.

Protect Your Assets – Profit from Your Ideas

Our intellectual property attorneys protect the rights of engineers and other entrepreneurs who leave existing companies to launch businesses based on their own unpatented ideas. We also represent the interests of clients whose trade secrets have been compromised or exploited by former employees.

In addition, we assist businesses to determine if maintaining the trade secret is advantageous to the company in the long-term. Evaluation of trade secrets is an important part of intellectual asset management. In some cases patenting and licensing the technology is more profitable. Our firm handles the patent application and negotiates the license agreements.

Unfair or Deceptive Trade Practices
Our IP attorneys provide a strong voice for companies in disputes involving allegations of unfair trade practices. We represent plaintiffs and defendants in claims involving false advertising and trade dress violations. The IP attorneys at WHGC, handle unfair competition lawsuits in state and federal court.

To arrange a consultation, contact our California intellectual property lawyers. We represent small technology startups, publicly traded companies, and multi-national corporations.