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Trade Secrets


At Chernoff Vilhauer, we specialize in all aspects of trade secret protection. Our attorneys have a deep understanding of the intricacies of trade secret law and is well-versed in the legal challenges that businesses face in this complex arena.


We understand that every business is unique, and so are its trade secrets. Our approach is not one-size-fits-all; instead, we work closely with our clients to develop tailored strategies that align with their specific needs and objectives.  Whether you’re a startup, a multinational corporation, or anything in between, we have the experience and knowledge to protect your trade secrets effectively.

Our comprehensive range of services includes:

  1. Trade Secret Identification: We help you identify and document your valuable proprietary information and ensure it receives the legal protection it needs, whether that means ensuring it remains a confidential trade secret or seeking a patent for more robust protection.

  2. Protection Strategies: We assist you in the design and implementation of robust trade secret protection strategies, including confidentiality agreements, employee training programs, and secure data management practices.

  3. Enforcement and Litigation: In the unfortunate event of a trade secret misappropriation, our litigators are prepared to vigorously defend your interests and seek appropriate remedies.

  4. Trade Secret Audits: We conduct thorough trade secret audits to assess your current protection measures and recommend improvements.

  5. International Expertise: With a global perspective, we navigate the complexities of international trade secret protection, ensuring your assets are secure both domestically and abroad.


When you choose Chernoff Vilhauer, you choose a partner that understands the value of your trade secrets and is unwavering in its commitment to preserving their integrity. Contact us today to schedule a consultation and take the steps towards safeguarding your most critical assets.


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