We use cookies to customise content for your subscription and for analytics.
If you continue to browse Lexology, we will assume that you are happy to receive all our cookies. For further information please read our Cookie Policy.

Search results

Order by: most recent most popular relevance



Results: 1-10 of 106

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


Sale of business "good will" and subsequent competition with purchaser may subject seller to perpetual restrictions on contacting former customers and clients
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • April 12 2012

A recent Second Circuit Court of Appeals decision provides guidance regarding New York law concerning permissible and impermissible competitive conduct by the seller of a business, including its “good will,” who -- without giving a non-compete covenant -- thereafter goes into competition with the purchaser


Employees strike back against former employer for alleged bogus claim of trade secret misappropriation
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • June 3 2014

A state court issued a preliminary injunction for alleged trade secret misappropriation, but the enjoined parties successfully used post-injunction


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


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


Connecticut court has jurisdiction over Canadian defendant charged with misappropriation of Canadian company’s trade secret emails
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • January 10 2013

The Second Circuit Court of Appeals has reversed a Connecticut federal court's order dismissing for lack of personal jurisdiction a Connecticut


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


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