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Force Majeure and COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic is bringing new relevance to an old contractual principal, “Force Majeure.” This clause discharges certain contractual obligations upon the occurrence of a force majeure event.  What obligations are discharged and under what circumstances depend on the language of the specific force majeure clause. These clauses are often included in contracts but historically […]

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Protecting Trade Secrets Under Coronavirus COVID-19 Work From Home Policies

Proprietary information that belongs to a business can be considered a “trade secret” or  protected confidential information. The law provides protection for trade secrets.  These assets are a form of valuable business property or “intellectual property”.  Employees can be required to keep trade secrets confidential.  They must not to turn around and sell those secrets […]

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