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Monthly Archives: July 2010

How To Protect Trade Secrets

Frequently, the most economical way to protect proprietary information like customer lists, prices, costs and technologies is to treat them as trade secrets. Keeping the secret provides an additional benefit—you can sue whoever steals it. To do that, however, you … Continue reading

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12 Ways To Foul Up A Real Estate Transaction

This article is edited and reprinted with the permission of Evan L. Loeffler Life would be a lot simpler if you could buy or sell real estate as easily as buying or selling a used car. When you buy or … Continue reading

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An Introduction To Non-Compete Agreements

Once upon a time, early common law covenants not to compete were void as against public policy. In those days, a person could not pursue a trade or craft without being apprenticed. Once apprenticed, a covenant not to engage in … Continue reading

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How To Handle A White-Collar Investigation: What Every CEO Should Know

The following is taken from an excellent article written by one of my esteemed colleagues, Jonathan Goodman, Esq. We will begin by posing a hypothetical situation, and then discuss possible strategic decisions you, or any other CEO, might reasonably make … Continue reading

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Ten Reasons To Hire A Small Firm

1. When you call the office, you’ll be able to speak with an attorney, not a legal assistant. 2. The lawyer you hire is the lawyer who does your work. Your case will not be palmed off to a junior … Continue reading

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