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Court decries ambiguity of terminology used in non-compete agreement and injunction
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • August 10 2015

A preliminary injunction was entered against a fired executive of a roofer who, immediately after he was discharged, went to work for an alleged


Non-compete and non-solicitation covenants contained in bovine artificial insemination employment agreements held unenforceable
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • October 28 2014

Several ex-employees now may compete with their former employer, and may solicit its employees and customers, after a federal judge in the Eastern


Appellate court holds that non-compete agreement assigned pursuant to bankruptcy court order is enforceable by assignee
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • January 20 2015

Courts are divided on the enforceability by an assignee of a non-compete covenant relating to personal services where the covenant does not state


Court thwarts employer’s effort to block vested profit-sharing plan participant from obtaining employment with a competitor
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • December 8 2014

Other than to protect good will or trade secrets, a non-compete provision intended to prevent a former employee from acquiring an interest in, or


Pleading former employer’s breach of employment contract: affirmative defense or counterclaim to suit for violating non-compete and non-solicitation covenants?
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • June 11 2013

Affirmative defenses and compulsory counterclaims. In many instances, the consideration for an ex-employee's non-compete and non-solicitation


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


North Carolina federal court uses Computer Fraud and Abuse Act claim to exercise supplemental jurisdiction over state law claims against former employee and her new employer
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • March 20 2013

A North Carolina federal court judge exercised his discretion recently to deny a Federal Rule 12(b)(1) motion to dismiss, for lack of subject-matter


Even preparing to compete in Texas may be prohibited during a non-competition covenant period
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • July 22 2013

Nationsbuilders, an insurance underwriter, and two of its ex-employees executed a contract which contained a covenant barring the individuals, for


New Jersey appellate court affirms no damages award against individual defendants in non-compete case
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • April 26 2013

A New Jersey jury decided that two individual defendants violated their non-competition contractual commitments but that they owed no damages. The


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