Trade Secrets

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McAfee & Taft attorneys counsel clients on how to protect confidential and proprietary information as trade secrets.  Our attorneys have extensive experience in the following areas:

  • Preparing employment and non-compete agreements
  • Preparing consulting and confidentiality agreements
  • Preparing security procedures for research and development facilities
  • Developing trade secret maintenance programs
  • Auditing existing trade secret protection programs
  • Planning technical records programs
  • Developing multi-tiered classifications of confidential information to improve security and show diligence in the protection of that information
  • Preventing former employees from misappropriating trade secrets and engaging in unfair competition
  • Performing due diligence in mergers and acquisitions involving trade secrets

In short, our attorneys can assist with developing and protecting valuable trade secrets, which allows our clients to continue to maximize the potential from their intellectual property.

Sasha L. Beling
Shareholder, Industry Group Leader
(405) 270-6011
Rachel Blue
(918) 574-3007
Ryan N. Cross
Of Counsel
(405) 270-6026
Clifford C. Dougherty, III
(405) 552-2302
Genni Ellis
(405) 270-6024
William D. Hall
Of Counsel
(405) 552-2218
Michael J. LaBrie
Shareholder, Practice Group Leader, Industry Group Leader
(405) 552-2305
Zachary A.P. Oubre
Shareholder, Industry Group Leader
(405) 270-6023
Anthony L. Rahhal
(405) 552-2306
Robert E. Spoo
Of Counsel
(918) 574-3035
Chase C. Webb
(405) 552-2280