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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


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 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


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


Federal Court Rejects Employer’s Trade Secret and Computer Fraud and Abuse Act Claims
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • February 29 2016

An ex-employee's former employer sued him for alleged violations of the Kansas Uniform Trade Secrets Act (KUTSA) and the federal Computer Fraud and


Ex-employee violated duty of loyalty, breached non-compete, and committed computer fraud act violation, but new employer not liable for misappropriation of non-trade secret "confidential information"
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • September 11 2011

A dental products supply company, DHPI, won partial summary judgment from a Wisconsin federal court against its ex-employee, Ringo, for competing with DHPI both while still an employee and soon after resigning


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 Upholds Non-Compete Giving Former Employer Discretion To Determine Whether Ex-Employee Is Working For A Competitor
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • June 15 2016

A severance agreement executed in connection with a Stark Truss employee's resignation included a one-year non-competition clause. It allowed the


Court Won’t Enjoin Physician Who Breached Non-Compete Covenant And Consented To Injunction
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • April 8 2016

A physician signed a non-compete covenant, agreed to be enjoined if he breached, and allegedly did breach. But when his former employer asked a


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