Trade Secrets

Cook Alex’s trade secret practice recognizes that trade secrets may be the most valuable assets of many companies. We provide counseling to clients on preventative measures to ensure protection from unauthorized or inadvertent disclosure of the trade secrets.

Cook Alex’s trade secret practice provides the following services to clients:


  • Counseling on protecting trade secrets
  • Drafting confidentiality agreements with employees, partners, suppliers, and customers
  • Auditing intellectual property portfolios to identify trade secrets for protection
  • Drafting trade secret license agreements

Enforcement & Defense

  • Counseling on enforcing and trade secrets and litigation avoidance
  • Litigating trade secret misappropriation actions in federal and state courts

Value Maximization

  • Counseling on enhancing and preserving the value of trade secrets
  • Monitoring competitors for the potential use of client’s trade secrets
  • Providing training programs on securing and protecting trade secrets