Intellectual property theft and trade secret theft often go unnoticed until an employee is terminated. Suddenly a competitor introduces a new product or process that is virtually identical to yours. By performing a computer forensic investigation on any electronic devices the employee had access to, sufficient evidence can be found to prove theft of intellectual business property and and business trade secrets. This evidence can be used in court to stop the competitor's use, prosecute the responsible party(s) and win compensatory damages.
Computer Forensic investigations help businesses uncover suspected intellectual property theft, trade secret theft and patent infringement by investigating computers, smart phones, cell phones, hard drives, servers and other data storage devices. Common types of intellectual property include copyrights, trademarks, patents, industrial design rights and trade secrets including but not limited to intangible assets like musical, literary, and artistic works; discoveries and inventions; and words, phrases, symbols, and designs.
So you willl have admissible, forensic evidence of the employee theft, fraud or embezzlement issues.
To determine if more than one employee has been involved in the crime.
Access to expert witness testimony should you need it.
So you have an accurate chain of custody which documents what has been done, how the evidence was preserved how and where it was found, and who handled the evidence while in our hands.
To show the judge the evidence has been properly preserved and has not been tampered with.
Prevent you from having to pay unemployment benefits to employees due to termination.
If you suspect intellectual property theft, theft of trade secrets or patent theft and you need to prove it, you need to to take immediate action to collect and preserve the evidence. Computer Forensics Associates can help you take the steps to collect the evidence you need to protect yourself and your business from further loss and help you prove and win your case in court.
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