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When will trade secrets be protected under the law?

The competition in today's business world can be fierce. Many business owners in Tennessee work hard to have an advantage over their competitors. One advantage they may have is if they have developed trade secrets. A trade secret is a type of intellectual property that is made up of information that is used in business in order to give the business the upper-hand financially over their competition that does not know or use the trade secret. Some types of trade secrets are methods, formulas, programs and more.

What are some examples of antitrust violations?

When a person in Tennessee owns a business, it is inevitable that they will have interactions with competing business owners. While sometimes these interactions can be positive, there are laws that prohibit businesses from colluding to suppress free trade or impede competition when it comes to pricing. These are antitrust violations, and they are unlawful.

Warehouses becoming a hot commodity in the real estate sector

These days it may seem like more and more brick-and-mortar stores in Tennessee are closing as shoppers turn to online retailers, such as Amazon, to make purchases. However, one type of real estate that has become a hot commodity exactly for this reason are warehouses.

Now is the time to prepare for holiday co-parenting

This time last year, you may have been planning Thanksgiving dinner, gathering holiday decorations and perhaps even beginning your Christmas shopping. You may have reminded yourself of various traditions – a favorite holiday movie to watch as a family, stringing popcorn for the tree or driving around town to look at holiday lights – and eagerly anticipated sharing them with your children again this season.

How to discuss a prenuptial agreement with your future spouse

Do you keep an umbrella in your car? Do you buy extra batteries for your flashlight? Do you have a fire extinguisher in your kitchen? Do you have a will? If you answered yes to these questions, you are probably the kind of person who likes to be prepared. Of course, you really don't want the weather to turn bad, the lights to go out or the kitchen to catch fire. You certainly don't want to die anytime soon, but planning ahead, just in case, is important to you.

What remedies are there if a contract is breached in Tennessee?

Business dealings take place every day across Tennessee, and are often much more complex than a mere smile and handshake. Detailed contracts are drafted that aim to account for every contingency and ensure each side is getting what they want out of the bargain. Unfortunately, we do not live in a perfect society, and contractual disputes still occur, even with the most well-drawn documents.

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