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Trade secrets, patents, and copyrights are part of a family of law referred to as intellectual property. However, there are some differences between them, depending on the work you are trying to protect.

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If you believe that your trade secret was stolen or used without permission, you may have unanswered questions. Attorney William B. Hanley, an experienced business litigation attorney, wants to enlighten you about trade secret litigation and answer all your numerous questions.

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The penalties for a securities fraud conviction can include jail time, fines, loss of professional license, and a tarnished reputation. Individuals who are charged and convicted of securities fraud rarely recover.

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Most business owners agree that avoiding lawsuits can save your business a lot of money, time, and unnecessary stress. However, commercial lawsuits and business disputes are unavoidable at times. Whenever you want to settle a business dispute or file a business lawsuit, it is important that you consult with a commercial litigation attorney.

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If you are one of the 3.9 million small businesses in the State of California employing nearly seven million individuals, you know that running a business is no easy task. You also know that this can sometimes be made even more complicated by having fierce competitors in the same industry, especially when they voluntarily try to interfere in your business.

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When you think of a “whistleblower,” — someone that reports illegal or unethical behavior of an employee or institution — you may think of internal employees who witnessed and reported those behaviors within their own firm. Another form of whistleblowing includes those who work for the firm that is competing with the company in question.

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Many businesses will come in contact with a piece of their competitor’s advertising, only to discover it is filled with misinformation. Those businesses want to take advantage of their competitors’ wrongdoing by filing a lawsuit against them. Irvine, California Attorney William B. Hanley can answer your questions.

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Whether you have hired a contractor to build the structure from the foundation or are in need of a few small refurbishments, it is reasonable to expect the contractors to do their job correctly and efficiently, however, this isn’t always the case.

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If you’re a business owner in Los Angeles, Orange, or San Diego county, you need to know how and why trade secrets and patents differ from each other. If you’re not sure, trade secrets attorney William B. Hanley of Irvine, California has the information you need.

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Business litigation attorney William B. Hanley in Irvine, California has over four decades of experience working for clients involved with business torts. He’s represented countless plaintiffs and defendants alike in their cases in pursuit of the most favorable result possible.

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