Trade Secrets

Meg Ives, Eric Marandett, Jennifer Tracy, Tom Shirley, Carlos Perez
Paul Popeo, Dan Winston, Michael Bunis

Blue Chip Clients

AlCana Technologies
British Telecommunications  
Easton Sports
EMC Corporation
New England BioLabs
Tillotson Corporation
TransCanada Power
Voice Signal Technologies

Deep Industry Expertise

Computer science
Consumer products
Electrical engineering
Financial services      
Life sciences
Mechanical engineering
Medical devices        
Private equity/venture capital


trade secrets

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Comprehensive Trade Secret Protection

Cross-disciplinary team of trial lawyers provides multifaceted trade secret protection including representatives from intellectual property, government enforcement, corporate and labor and employment. 

Integrated Trade Secret Advice

Holistic approach fully addresses business implications of trade secret claims and leverages specialized expertise to deliver integrated counsel.

Resolving Matters Early

Group focused on:

  • Providing practical solutions aligned with business strategies
  • Resolving matters within critical first 90-day period
  • Treating matters discretely to protect business interests

Lead Counsel in Trade Secret, Contract & Unfair Competition

Lawyers have been lead counsel in significant trade secret cases, including:

  • Tekmira Pharmaceuticals v. Alnylam Pharmaceuticals and AlCana Technologies
  • EMC Corporation v. OrangePoint, LLC
  • Content Management Associates, Inc. v. FMR LLC
  • AvePoint, Inc. v.Janalent Corporation
  • New England BioLabs v. Enzymatics
  • NeuroLogica v. Mobius
  • iRobot v. RoboticFX, Inc.
  • EMC Corporation v. Tomlen
  • Kior v. George Huber & University of Massachusetts
  • NeuroLogica v. Analogic, Inc.
  • EMC Corporation v. Butcher
  • ScanSoft Inc. v. Voice Signal Technologies, Inc.
  • TransCanada Power v. Narragansett Electric

Bench Strength

Over 30 expert litigators and litigation support team with decades of experience representing companies in trade secret disputes.  Named a “Go-to Firm” in Litigation in 2013 by Corporate Counsel.  Lawyers throughout practice areas consistently receive national recognition for excellence

Managing Risk

Work with clients to minimize, manage and mitigate risks under the Uniform Trade Secrets Act and other applicable laws, and take steps necessary to prevent future problems, including:

  • Offering expert litigation counsel when trade secret disputes arise
  • Conducting risk assessments in broad range of corporate transactions
  • Developing non-compete and employment policies to prevent trade secret theft
  • Establishing and structuring trade secret protection programs

Experts in Labor, Employment & Benefits

Expert representation of employers and senior executives.

Corporate Experience

Represent leading public and private companies in all aspects of their business including M&A transactions, joint ventures, financings, collaborations and licenses, technology transfer and general advice and counsel.  Nationally ranked among the leading firms for Trade Secret Litigation, M&A, Private Equity Buyouts and Venture Capital and Emerging Companies by The Legal 500 guide to preeminent US law firms.

Experienced in Government Enforcement & Compliance

Experts in representing companies and individuals in government investigations and prosecutions, including internal investigations regarding alleged theft of trade secrets as well as defense of companies in criminal trade secret theft matters involving federal prosecutors and grand jury investigations.

National/International Reach

Represent major companies in litigation and arbitration across United States, as well as multinational companies in resolvinginternational disputes.


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