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New Hampshire court voids non-compete clause in independent contractor agreement
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • August 21 2013

A recent New Hampshire decision serves as a reminder that courts may treat non-compete provisions differently in the context of independent


Seventh Circuit vacates multi-million dollar jury verdict against nursing home on retaliation and whistleblower claims; plaintiffs seek rehearing en banc
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • September 9 2014

In a stunning reversal, the Seventh Circuit recently vacated an over $12 million jury verdict against a nursing home and its president, and remanded


Unemployment compensation awarded to ex-employee refusing employer’s order to execute non-compete covenant
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • May 1 2014

Don't want to sign that new non-compete agreement that your employer just rolled out? Unempoyment compensation may be an option at least according to


California Federal Court dismisses computer fraud and state unfair competition claims alleged against ex-employees accused of stealing computer source code
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • May 6 2013

A designer and marketer of stereophonic technology for presenting 3-D imaging on a computer screen recently sued some ex-employees in a California


No damages? Illinois federal court tosses Computer Fraud and Abuse Act claim alleging hacking of law firm network
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • May 13 2013

An Illinois federal court recently found in the favor of the defendant on a plaintiff's Computer Fraud and Abuse Act claim because the plaintiff


Missouri federal court finds forfeiture-for-competition provision in stock option agreement enforceable
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • September 4 2013

A recent Missouri federal court decision highlights the different standards that courts employ in evaluating forfeiture-for-competition provisions


Referring former employer’s customers to new employer held violation of injunction, resulting in finding of criminal contempt
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • September 12 2013

A recent Louisiana non-compete case involving two appellate decisions addresses three significant issues in non-compete litigation: 1) whether a


Preliminary injunction issued by Nebraska federal district court to level the playing field in trade secrets dispute
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • March 13 2013

A federal district court in Nebraska recently issued a significant preliminary injunction preventing trade secret misappropriation and unlawful


Ohio court issues significant non-compete decision: damages for a breach are the payor’s lost profits, not the amount of consideration
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • April 23 2014

The usual measure of monetary damages for violation of a covenant not to compete, even where the violator was paid a discreet sum for the covenant


Federal courts divided on the definition of “whistleblower” as that word is used in the Dodd-Frank Act
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • June 19 2014

The U.S. district courts are currently split on the question of whether the anti-retaliation provisions of the federal Dodd-Frank Act ("DFA") apply