From the Winter 2015 Issue

Non-Competes in the Cybersecurity Industry

Kenneth L. Samuelson, Esq.
| Samuelson Law Offices, LLC

Usually, you can’t develop cybersecurity products and businesses by yourself. You need to work with others and, in the process, to disclose, to them, confidential information. In doing so, most cybersecurity companies will want to protect their proprietary technology, customer and prospects lists, and other trade secrets as much as possible. Furthermore, many cybersecurity companies may have responsibilities to provide such protection under their own supplier, licensing, and customer contracts and relationships. Thus, in many areas of the country, non-competes have become a relatively standard part of acquisition, employment, joint R&D, licensing, subcontracting, teaming, out-sourcing . . .

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