For an employer seeking to protect its trade secrets, the inevitable disclosure doctrine – when recognized – provides a sound basis for obtaining injunctive relief. This doctrine typically applies when a former employee, with knowledge of the former employer’s confidential or trade secret information, accepts a similar role with a competitor. Oftentimes, such an employee cannot “unlearn” the information provided by the former employer and will inevitably use it to the former employer’s competitive disadvantage. Utilisave, LLC v. Miele, 2015 WL 5458960 (Del. Ch….
Noncompetes and Trade Secrets | Tom Hanson