Unfair Competition and Trade Secrets

We know your business. We know what makes it valuable. We make it our business to protect your assets and goodwill. Every day, our Unfair Competition and Trade Secrets Practice Group—comprised of more than 100 lawyers—leverages our deep bench, experience, and efficiency-built technology and litigation support to partner with companies of all sizes, from small businesses to Fortune 100 companies, to:

If litigation is necessary, including immediate injunction proceedings, our attorneys stand ready to strategically advocate for our clients. Whatever the approach, the Unfair Competition and Trade Secrets Practice Group is fueled by collaboration with Ogletree Deakins’ project management resources, including IT support, electronic discovery, and forensics teams.

Geographic Presence

Ogletree Deakins’ unfair competition and trade secrets attorneys are located in offices across the United States and in the U.S. Virgin Islands, Canada, Mexico, France, Germany, and the United Kingdom. Because offending activity can happen anywhere in today’s connected world, we use our international offices and global connections to help clients defend such actions across the globe.

Recent Experience

In the past five years…We have handled over 1,500 unfair competition, trade secrets, and restrictive covenant cases for more than 1,000 clients.

From 2018 to 2020…We were the most active trade secret law firm in the United States, representing plaintiffs in 81 cases and defendants in 38 cases.*

From 2010 to 2019…

*According to Lex Machina

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