The Defend Trade Secrets Act & Startups

President Obama signed the Defend Trade Secrets Act (the “DTSA”) into law on May 11, 2016, and established the first federal cause of action for…


Trade Secret vs. Patent Protection for Software Startups

In light of recent changes in the law concerning software patents, software startups should more heavily consider trade secret protection to protect…


Trade Secrets: An Inexpensive Alternative to Patent Protection

  There are several ways in which start-up companies may protect their intellectual property, including patents, trademarks, copyright, and…