One of the most difficult things about litigating a trade secrets case is how to handle the introduction of evidence containing the trade secret. The party obviously does not want this information divulged in open court or filed as a public record. Thus, to get around this problem, the party must file a motion to seal the records with the trial court.
Many litigators believed that the Texas Uniform Trade Secrets Act’s (TUTSA) provision on sealing court records provided an efficient means to obtain such an order:
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