Hartzell, J. “Time Limits in Confidentiality Agreements”

Spring 2009
Intellectual Property Litigation

In this article, she discusses how the use of time limits in confidentiality agreements can trigger unintended consequences for trade secret protection. Specifically, the discussion addresses the pitfalls of time limits on agreements requiring customers, joint venture partners, and departing employees to maintain trade secret information in confidence.

Time Limits in Confidentiality Agreements