A Double-Edged Sword: The “Attorney’s Eyes Only” Designation in Trade-Secrets Cases

Trade-secrets cases present a unique set of challenges in the discovery process. In particular, many of these cases are litigated between competitors. Thus, issues arise when producing competitively sensitive documents. Almost always, the parties agree to¬†(or the court enters) some sort of protective order that allows the producing party to designate highly sensitive documents¬†as “attorney’s […]

Florida Appellate Court Upholds Prohibition on Soliciting Referral Sources

It’s been a while since I’ve posted, as I was in trial and then on vacation. But I’m back and will endeavor to post regularly. Employee mobility cases often involve the use of customer information or relationships. Many companies try to protect these relationships with restrictive covenants that prohibit competition or solicitation, or both. In […]