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Despite Evidence That Ex-Employee Violated Customer Non-Solicitation Covenant, Injunction Denied Because No “Irreparable” Harm
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • May 6 2016

Touzot was an employee of ROM, a seller of products used in making balsa wood model planes and boats. His employment agreement included a


Kansas federal court denies preliminary injunction for alleged violation of confidentiality and non-compete covenants under Canadian law
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • August 11 2014

The plaintiff corporation now a Delaware LLC based in Kansas was headquartered in Alberta, Canada at the time its employees signed


Sales of $8,000 stemming from trade secret misappropriation results in liability for $1.3 million
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • July 23 2015

At a time when an ex-employee's newly created company was subject to an injunction prohibiting misappropriation of his former employer's supposed


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


Non-Disclosure Agreement Enforceable Although Unlimited In Time And Area
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • December 14 2015

A salesman for a medical device manufacturer signed a confidentiality covenant at the time he was hired. A dozen years later, he resigned and went to


Court, applying Pennsylvania and California law, declines to enjoin alleged violation of worldwide non-compete
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • May 5 2015

A non-competition covenant prohibited employees of Adhesives Research (AR), a company based in Pennsylvania, from performing services for a


2015 Trade Secrets Webinar Series Year in Review
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • December 15 2015

The first webinar of the year, led by Michael Wexler, Robert Milligan and Daniel Hart, reviewed noteworthy cases and other legal developments from


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


“Gist of the action” doctrine may require dismissal of tort claims based on breach of restrictive covenants in employment agreement
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • October 19 2012

Pursuant to the “Gist of the Action” doctrine, tort claims may be dismissed if they are “intertwined with,” and not just “collateral to,” contract claims in the same complaint


Delaware court enjoins use of ex-employers trade secrets
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • April 16 2011

Delaware Court of Chancery Vice Chancellor J. Travis Laster, faced with an unreasonable non-competenon-solicitation agreement, indicated that he would have preferred to hold it invalid but said that he had no choice other than to modify its terms because its Maryland choice-of-law provision requires judicial “blue penciling.”