employee may work for a competitor, or set up a competing business, in which the company’s
trade secrets will likely be disclosed.
Misappropriation of Trade Secrets
At common law, a company can sue a firm or an individual that misappropriates its trade
Raising Financial Capital
A business can raise capital through a bank loan, a loan from the Small Business Administration,
or credit cards.
Case 42.2: InfoSAGE, Inc. v. Mellon Ventures, LP
InfoSAGE, Inc., a software development company, was founded in part through funding provided by
Mellon Ventures, L.P., a venture capitalist. Unable to procure additional financing as planned,