Is Your Customer List a Protected Trade Secret?
In California, a trade secret is economically valuable information not generally
known to the public and that the owner makes
The Value of an Exhibit Key
I use exhibit keys for depositions, arbitrations and trials. I categorize
exhibits by reference to their number, date, description, and
Non-Compete Clauses are Not Strictly Void in B2B Agreements
The California Supreme Court ruled recently that Business & Professions Code §
16600 does not mean what it says: “[absent an express
No Attorney’s Fee Provision? Use RFAs Instead.
As a general matter, the prevailing party in a lawsuit is not entitled to
recovery of his attorney’s fees
Lost Profits May Not Be Lost
Lost profits are net gains made from sales after deducting expenses. Lost
profits are recoverable in California if their extent
Is Your Corporation or LLC In Order?
In these challenging times for businesses, plaintiffs will want to rely on the
alter ego doctrine to pierce corporate veils,
How to Select an Expert Witness
In today's litigation practice experts are frequently called upon to give their
opinions. Even though experts are paid witnesses, their
Owed Money? Get an Attachment!
What can you do to expedite collection of money owed to you? File a lawsuit and
immediately apply for a
California Supreme Court Throws Out the Waiver Rule!
The California Supreme Court's decision in Reid v. Google, Inc., jettisoned the
waiver rule. Previously, if a trial court failed
Is Your Evidence Admissible?
The rules of evidence are difficult to understand, and many attorneys lack a
system for dealing with the introduction of