non-competition agreements

On the other side of the pandemic, after record numbers of employee resignations, protecting trade secrets is both challenging and being challenged. This article discusses protecting trade secrets and confidential
Continue Reading Staunch Competition – Trade Secrets and Restrictive Covenants

An employer who seeks to enforce a non-compete clause against a former employee in Florida may seek injunctive relief and, depending on whether diversity jurisdiction exists, must decide whether to
Continue Reading Troubled Waters? Navigating Florida’s Non-Compete Statute in the Wake of TransUnion

The Illinois General Assembly has unanimously passed a bill that will significantly affect the legality of post-employment non-competition and non-solicitation agreements between employers and their Illinois employees entered into after
Continue Reading Illinois Legislature Passes Sweeping Non-Compete and Non-Solicitation Bill

Although California generally prohibits non-competition agreements, employers have commonly understood that they could prevent an employee and his or her new employer from using former employers’ confidential information. A recent
Continue Reading California Appellate Court Decision Challenges Enforceability of Employment Agreement Overbroad Confidentiality Provisions

The enforceability of restrictive covenants, particularly non-compete agreements, can be very difficult for employers to navigate, especially for companies in their “start-up” phase. Technology companies in particular face challenges in
Continue Reading A Non-Compete Law Roadmap for Tech Start-Ups in Key Jurisdictions