Trade Secret

September 2019 – Gerry Elman to speak on Inventors, Innovators and the NDA – Confidentiality and You

By |2019-07-30T12:16:55-04:00June 23rd, 2019|Events, Intellectual Property, Inventing, Trade Secret|

Gerry will give a presentation at the September meeting of the Chester County Inventors and Innovators Meetup Group in the Chester County Library, Exton, PA.  Meeting is 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM. at the Chester County Library in Exton.  This meeting was postponed from July 11, 2019.  Watch this space for the rescheduled date, probably [...]

Gerry’s chapter on Intellectual Property Protection for Biotechnology Inventions

By |2019-06-18T11:00:58-04:00June 18th, 2019|Biotechnology, Copyright, Intellectual Property, Patent, Trade Secret, Trademark|

Biotechnology Entrepreneurship Editor Craig Shimasaki and contributing author Gerry Elman Gerry Elman visited with Craig Shimasaki at the BIO International Convention in Philadelphia, June 5, 2019.  Craig is the editor of the treatise Biotechnology Entrepreneurship. Gerry and a co-author contributed the chapter on Intellectual Property Protection. Since the first edition was published in [...]

Top 6 Reasons for a Trademark Search

By |2019-06-15T20:37:04-04:00April 9th, 2019|Featured, Intellectual Property, Internet Business, Trade Secret, Trademark|

Top 6 reasons to do a trademark search BEFORE you name your business or product When you start a business or bring a new product to market, you may not be thinking about first doing a trademark search.  Why spend money on lawyers instead of investing in the business, right?  Wrong!  Not hiring a lawyer [...]

Our DPAC Presentation on Trade Secrets – December 18, 2018

By |2019-06-15T20:27:31-04:00December 18th, 2018|Cyberlaw, Cybersecurity, Events, Featured, Intellectual Property, Internet Business, Privacy, Trade Secret|

On December 18th, 2018, we hosted a discussion with the Data Protection Advisory Council, on the topic of Trade Secrets: an Essential Element of Your Intellectual Property Strategy. Companies generally have records of their intellectual property (“IP”) in the categories of patent, trademark, and copyright. But most overlook the value of their data that would [...]

The Laughable Non-Disclosure Agreement

By |2019-06-02T16:29:36-04:00May 4th, 2018|Featured, Trade Secret|

Summary: Update Non-Disclosure Agreements (NDAs) to match the new digital reality. Businesses should be proactive to address outdated provisions in NDAs before problems occur. Remember the olden days of fax machines? You'd receive a fax with a long disclaimer at the bottom, saying something like, "This fax may contain super-secret information which could endanger our [...]

Happy New Year 2018

By |2019-06-15T20:40:40-04:00December 22nd, 2017|Cyberlaw, Cybersecurity, Events, General, Intellectual Property, Internet Business, Internet of Things (IoT), Patent, Patent Enforcement, Privacy, Trade Secret, Trademark|

As 2017 winds down, we at Elman Technology Law wish you a very Merry Christmas and a New Year full of health, happiness, and success. 2017 was full of noteworthy events, and we thought we'd highlight a few items that especially affect our clients. For decades we've had the privilege of offering calendars with images [...]

Educating the Community and Ourselves

By |2019-05-28T13:33:13-04:00July 18th, 2017|Cyberlaw, Cybersecurity, Events, Intellectual Property, Internet Business, Internet of Things (IoT), Patent, Patent Enforcement, Patent Legislation, Privacy, Trade Secret|

Elman Technology Law attorneys continue to speak and write about various topics.  Recently, two of our attorneys (Gerry Elman and Josh Waterston) have been speaking about cybersecurity, the Internet of Things, and more.  Josh Waterston authored an article in the Delaware County Bar Association's quarterly publication (Delco Re:View) on a law prohibiting the banning of [...]

Privacy & Security for the Internet of Things

By |2019-05-28T13:27:59-04:00December 23rd, 2016|Cyberlaw, Cybersecurity, Featured, General, Internet Business, Internet of Things (IoT), Privacy, Trade Secret|

On December 8, 2016, Gerry Elman gave a presentation on Privacy and Security for the Internet of Things.  As new products and services are designed, innovators will need to build-in security from the outset and consider the privacy implications of the data derived from them.  Gerry shared the very latest information on the subject (including [...]

We spoke on Cybersecurity Technical and Legal Challenges (You Can’t Just Check the Box) to Philly’s TPNG chapter

By |2019-06-02T16:49:05-04:00September 14th, 2016|Cyberlaw, Cybersecurity, Events, Internet Business, Privacy, Trade Secret|

Every business, large and small, is investigating its cybersecurity.  And increasingly, they're investigating their employees, clients, vendors, and suppliers, too.  If you haven't seen a cybersecurity questionnaire yet, you soon will.  You need to know more and do more than just checking a box.  You need a security strategy permeating every part of your organization. [...]

We presented a cybersecurity seminar at Delaware County Bar Association on Feb. 24, 2016

By |2019-06-02T17:02:09-04:00February 3rd, 2016|Cyberlaw, Cybersecurity, Events, Internet Business, Privacy, Trade Secret|

Elman Technology Law attorneys Gerry Elman and Joshua Waterston presented the legal seminar “Cybersecurity Ethical and Legal Challenges: How to Protect your Clients and Your Firm" at the Delaware County Bar Association on Feb. 24 from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m. DELAWARE COUNTY BAR ASSOCIATION CLE SEMINAR WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 24, 2016 “CYBERSECURITY ETHICAL AND LEGAL [...]

The Risk is Real. Is Your Business CyberSecure?

By |2019-05-31T10:16:47-04:00October 12th, 2015|Cyberlaw, Cybersecurity, Intellectual Property, Internet Business, Privacy, Trade Secret|

Is Your Business CyberSecure? Click above for full-size image. Many of our clients have been asking whether they should be seriously concerned about cybersecurity, or if maybe it's just a bunch of media hype. Unfortunately, this is one area where what you don't know can hurt you. Companies large and small continue to [...]