Protecting my Knowledge: Legal Actions against Former Employees for Appropriation of “Know-How”

 Professional related: Alejandro Díaz , Claudia Gutiérrez , Juan Pablo Cárdenas   |      April 24th, 2024

In an ever-evolving job market, employee turnover presents challenges for safeguarding corporate know-how. In our latest article, we delve into the growing concern of information leakage and unauthorized appropriation of know-how by former employees.

We highlight how the Federal Law for the Protection of Industrial Property and the Federal Penal Code address this issue and what criteria must be met for information to be considered a trade secret. Furthermore, we offer preventative solutions, such as drafting confidentiality clauses, assessing computer systems, and conducting regular audits.

We invite you to read the full article for further insights and to get in touch with our Intellectual Property team to discuss how to effectively protect your confidential information.

 

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