A trade secrets expert witness typically has a background and expertise in economic damages and/or intellectual property law. Representing either the plaintiff or defendant, Cahn Litigation Services is the service provider of choice to locate expert witnesses that can support a case involving alleged trade secret misappropriation.
Trade secret litigation support by a trade secrets expert witness could include research, reverse engineering, an expert report, expert opinion, expert testimony and/or courtroom testimony. A financial expert specializing in economic damages may be called upon to provide valuation calculations such as reasonable royalty. In a high-profile case, or litigation involving a significant financial stake, a law firm may require a subject matter expert with prior expert testimony experience.
An intellectual property protection program stops others from using intellectual property (trademark, patent, copyright, trade secret) without written agreement. Trade secrets encompass formulas, practices, processes, designs, instruments, patterns, or compilations of information that have value because they are not publicly known or easily ascertainable by anyone other than the trade secret owner. Employment contract provisions often including include a restrictive covenant clause as an attempt to prevent departing employees from competing and soliciting its customers, or exposing the company’s confidential information.
Trade secret dispute matters for which Cahn Litigation Services locates expert witnesses have included software trade secrets, unfair competition, and confidential information exposure.
Cahn Litigation Services knows Trade Secret expert witnesses that are available for litigation support. Because all of our expert witness searches are customized to attorneys' precise specifications and preferences, attorneys are encouraged to discuss search parameters with a Cahn search specialist.