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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


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


Forum selection clause in non-compete agreement unenforceable
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • April 20 2015

A contractual provision designating the exclusive venue for filing a breach of contract lawsuit was held to be trumped by a 100-year old statute


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


Court refuses to enforce settlement agreement containing non-compete covenant citing lack of assent
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • December 23 2014

Plaintiff’s motion to enforce a settlement agreement in principle was denied because some material terms of that agreement were not included in the


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


Speculative fears insufficient for non-compete temporary restraining order against former employee
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • October 31 2012

While treats are in abundance on Halloween, a Minnesota employer recently received a trick when a federal court denied its temporary restraining order application


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


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