Business owners in New Jersey who have trade secrets to protect could be interested in the following information. Protecting against disclosure of trade secrets can be accomplished through the use of a contractual agreement. The two types of agreements are generally used are non-compete agreements and non-disclosure agreements.
New Jersey residents and others across the country might be paying more for their Coca-Cola products if the soda manufacturer continues to lose in court. The most recent business dispute arose after a juice maker claimed that Coke's pomegranate juice is not all natural as part of a false advertising dispute.
The world of business is a competitive one, with everyone constantly striving to get ahead. However, not everyone behaves fairly in this contentious environment. Often, business disputes arise between parties when one feels that the other has behaved inappropriately. In New Jersey, the Archdiocese of Newark is now in court regarding its obligation to pay its taxes.
If you have watched Toy Story 3, then you are familiar with “Lots-O’-Huggin,” or “Lotso,” the cuddly yet disturbed stuffed bear who served as the main villain in the film. Just when you thought you had seen the last of him, he comes back again, this time to disturb Disney Enterprises in the form of a lawsuit over an intellectual property dispute and alleged unfair competition.
Through the course of business, New Jersey employees are given access to all sorts of information about the company they work for. They are privy to information about who customers are, what prices are, what the company costs are and how products are made. This information can be valuable to the company's competitors should the employees leave the company or decide to start a company of their own. Using this information could be considered unfair competition and hurt the employee's former employer.