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Trade secrets

Draw upon our experience and knowledge of technology law to help identify, protect and enforce your trade secrets.

Trade secrets are confidential and proprietary information that hold commercial value. They can include designs, ingredients, processes or inventions that a business gets value from keeping the information private. A good example is the secret recipe for CocaCola.

We can advise you on the best way to keep your trade secrets confidential. This can include ensuring the proper agreements are in place and advising about setting up physical or electronic security measures.

What we do

Get advice from us on:

  • Non-disclosure and confidentiality agreements
  • Drafting agreements to protect confidential information and trade secrets in the context of employees and independent contractors
  • Commercialization of trade secrets
  • Drafting agreements to license or sell trade secrets

What our clients say

"The team provides very practical, down-to-earth advice. Lawyers instinctively understand our priorities and risk-tolerance levels." – Legal 500 Canada 2020