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Lawsuit: Texas worker gave confidential information to competitor

A company puts a number of measures in place in order to protect its assets. Insurance policies and an employee handbook, for example, are recommended for many Houston businesses. Unfortunately, despite best efforts, some organizations still fall victim to cases involving the theft of trade secrets, which can be particularly damaging to business. One Texas company is now pursuing litigation against an employee who allegedly gave away confidential information to a competitor.

Partnership dispute embattles Texas oil companies

No matter what size a business is, many find the need to work with other businesses. It could be merely having a relationship, making things more official on a contract level or even engaging in a partnership. Depending on the route that is chosen, a Texas owner could find him- or herself amidst business disputes should there be a disagreement. In one recent case, the argument is worth billions of dollars.

Protecting trade secrets more important than ever

Cybercrimes are a growing problem in the United States. Hackers aren’t just stealing personal information, however. They are also stealing corporate information including intellectual property and trade secrets. Both the Federal and State government have taken more executive and legislative action during the past year to protect companies from the theft of trade secrets.

International business dispute settled after four years

Lawsuits of any kind are rarely open and shut cases. They require careful consideration, skilled negotiation strategic planning—and can drag on for years. Sometimes the defendant in one case may file a countersuit against the plaintiff. The reasons for filing a countersuit could include the belief that the company was wrongfully sued, to settle other business disputes, or as an attempt to reduce the potential costs of the initial lawsuit.

Freedom of speech or tortious interference for anonymous blogger?

The internet has changed the way that we communicate. For instance, social media has made it much easier to stay in contact with friends and family. The internet also offers an outlet for people to express their opinions and beliefs, whether identified or anonymous. Some argue that the anonymity of the internet leads people to behave antisocially or even post criminal comments.

Ford emerges victorious in product liability lawsuit

In today’s litigious society it seems as if businesses are being sued for practically everything. Product liability lawsuits are especially prevalent. Lawsuits of any kind are not only costly, but can also be damaging to a company’s reputation if they aren’t handled correctly. Business owners in Houston who are faced with such lawsuits could benefit from hiring an experienced business litigation attorney.

Seek legal help to get information, resolve HOA disputes in Texas

Homeowner associations, non-profit corporations formed by real estate developers, are becoming increasingly more common in Harris County. The purpose of the association is to make it easier for a developer to market, manage and sell homes in a condominium complex or a residential subdivision; but once ownership in the corporation is transferred to the homeowners, it can sometimes be difficult to abide by certain rules and regulations as agreed upon by the board. Failure to do so may lead to the need for real estate litigation.

Texas company sues competitor for unfair competition, other causes

The proliferation of technology has made it increasingly more difficult for firms to protect their trade secrets. Domestic and global competitors alike are often able to reverse-engineer computer codes and other intellectual property in order to develop rival products. This can lead to international business disputes and the need to pursue legal action.

Breach of contract award of $1.7 million overturned upon appeal

There’s no business like show business! The paychecks are bigger, the players more attractive and the parties more lavish. Yet, contracts are just as important in the entertainment industry as they are in any other industry. Agreements should never be made on a handshake alone; it is imperative to get everything in writing to avoid potential business disputes.

Several lenders defrauded by McKinney classic car dealer

Business transactions in Houston require a great deal of trust between the parties involved. Oftentimes, millions of dollars changes hands in these types of deals. When one of the parties involved in such deals is being dishonest with the other, it could potentially have a hugely negative impact on both sides. The party perpetrating the fraud not only faces possible criminal charges, but they open the door to business litigation between both sides. The company being defrauded could potentially be faced with enormous financial losses.

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