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Trade Secrets

Cook Alex’s trade secret practice recognizes that trade secrets may be the most valuable assets of many companies. We provide counseling to clients on preventative measures to ensure protection from unauthorized or inadvertent disclosure of the trade secrets.

Cook Alex’s trade secret practice provides the following services to clients:


  • Counseling on protecting trade secrets
  • Drafting confidentiality agreements with employees, partners, suppliers, and customers
  • Auditing intellectual property portfolios to identify trade secrets for protection
  • Drafting trade secret license agreements

Enforcement & Defense

  • Counseling on enforcing and trade secrets and litigation avoidance
  • Litigating trade secret misappropriation actions in federal and state courts

Value Maximization

  • Counseling on enhancing and preserving the value of trade secrets
  • Monitoring competitors for the potential use of client’s trade secrets
  • Providing training programs on securing and protecting trade secrets

Let’s build our relationship today;
contact us for a complimentary consultation to get started.

While Cook Alex would be pleased to discuss your legal needs, please understand that merely contacting us does not create an attorney-client relationship. Additionally, please do not send us any confidential information unless we have agreed to be your attorneys and represent you.

The Knowledge You Need

Cook Alex can help your business obtain, protect, enforce, defend and monetize your intellectual property in the U.S. and around the world.

We continue to be at the forefront in providing prosecution, litigation, and counseling services in all intellectual property matters, including patents, trade secrets, copyrights, trademarks, and unfair competition.

Cook Alex

Chicago Patent Attorney
200 West Adams Street, Suite 2004
Chicago, Illinois 60606

Naperville Patent Attorney
2020 Calamos Court, Suite 200
Naperville, IL 60563

Phone: (312) 236-8500
Fax: (312) 236-8176