As a business owner, you know that your trade secrets are the lifeblood of your company. It is vital that you not permit your employees and independent contractors to copy them, run off with them, and undermine your business based on the very intellectual property that you’ve built. “Great,” you say, “but how do I…

You have spent years and enormous amounts of money to build your company. Along the way, you’ve hired many people, some better than others. Now, without your blessing, one of your former employees or independent contractors has taken what you’ve taught him and is setting up a shop of his own, trying to do the…