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Preliminary injunction entered after Texas federal court concludes that ex-employee “inevitably” will disclose his former employer’s trade secrets
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • July 24 2014

An employee entered into non-compete and confidentiality agreements with his employer. Following his resignation from that company, he went to work


Florida court finds that employer without knowledge that employees it just hired have non-competes are not liable for tortious interference with contract
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • July 9 2014

A defendant company was unaware, when it hired two individuals, that they had entered into non-competition agreements with their prior employer. As a


Competitor avoids injunction because competition was not significantly aided and abetted by a signatory to non-compete
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • September 26 2014

In a recent Texas federal court ruling, a competitor closely aligned with, and seemingly assisted by, a signatory of a non-compete covenant narrowly


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


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


Jury’s $920 million trade secret misappropriation verdict vacated
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • April 9 2014

In a stunning per curiam ruling, the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals last week vacated a judgment of nearly $1 billion, and a 20-year non-compete


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


Illinois Appellate Court rules that employment for less than two years is inadequate consideration for enforcement of non-compete and non-solicitation covenants
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • July 2 2013

Overview. Non-compete and non-solicitation covenants in an employment agreement are not enforceable unless the restrictions are supported by adequate


Ten-day interruption in employment necessitates new non-compete
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • September 12 2014

An employee who had executed a two-year non-compete was let go. He returned to work 10 days later but was not asked to sign a new agreement. More


New York Federal Court denies injunction to enforce restrictive covenants against terminated employee
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • February 13 2013

Garrod, a salesman for more than 25 years in the field of elastomeric precision products (EPP), was terminated in mid-2012 after spending an