Confidentiality Duties of Texas Employees


What if I told you that to understand an employee’s confidentiality duties, you need to understand there are three kinds of confidential information covered by at least four different areas of law? You see, employers have three kinds of confidential information: Trade secrets Confidential information that is not a trade secret “Confidential” information that is not actually confidential A trade secret is confidential information that has “independent economic value” and is “not readily ascertainable” by competitors. Secret technology, secret business plans, the literal secret sauce—these are obvious trade secrets. Less obvious things like customer lists and company prices can be […]