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Opinion: bad facts make bad law, especially in non-compete cases

  • Fisher & Phillips LLP
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  • USA
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  • February 12 2014

A non-compete agreement that prohibited a former sales rep from working for a competitor in any capacity, "even as a custodian," is overly broad and

Sometimes noteworthy non-compete decisions have no non-competes

  • Fisher & Phillips LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • February 3 2014

As a non-compete litigator, I often scan the case reports looking for noteworthy non-compete decisions. In doing so, I look for the usual buzzwords of

Send a non-compete demand letter buy yourself a lawsuit?

  • Fisher & Phillips LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 27 2014

When employers seek injunctive relief to enforce a restrictive covenant, nearly every judge begins the injunctive hearing with the same question:

Employees: don't play cute with non-solicitation obligations!!

  • Fisher & Phillips LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 7 2013

Many employers are applauding a recent decision issued by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit, which rejected an employee's argument

Don't chase your tail in pursuit of the "perfect non-compete"

  • Fisher & Phillips LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 21 2013

I recently read an article in which some talented lawyers did a nice job summarizing a few recent conflicting cases in Massachusetts. In Interpros

Mediating non-compete disputes in the medical device industry

  • Fisher & Phillips LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 17 2013

The medical device industry remains a hotbed for non-compete litigation, and the reason is plain and simple. Economic justification. Sales reps

CFAA does not apply to employee data theft according to Ninth Circuit

  • Fisher & Phillips LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 11 2012

Computers have become an indispensable part of our daily lives

What does Obamacare have to do with non-compete agreements?

  • Fisher & Phillips LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 29 2012

Well, technically speaking, nothing

Ex parte TRO's: courts don't like them

  • Fisher & Phillips LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 8 2012

Every now and then, non-compete and trade secret plaintiffs conclude that the need for relief is so urgent that a temporary restraining order is not enough

Illinois joins the mainstream with respect to non-competes

  • Fisher & Phillips LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 4 2011

The Illinois Supreme Court recently brought Illinois into the mainstream of non-compete agreements