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Employment agreement mandating arbitration with exclusion to seek equitable relief from court for non-compete violations found unconscionable
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • July 29 2013

Tatum, an employee of ProBuild, purportedly blew the whistle on her subordinate for allegedly stealing from ProBuild. Shortly thereafter, she was


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


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


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


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


Beware: over-inclusive non-compete agreement may be unenforceable
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • March 21 2014

An employment agreement non-competition provision stated that, for 18 months after termination, the employee shall not become employed by or act


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


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


Iowa - sophisticated employees bound by reasonable restrictive covenants; plaintiff to post $2 million bond
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • May 11 2011

A recent Iowa U.S. district court decision upheld two-year, geographically reasonable, non-compete agreements signed by 26 veterinarians while they were employed by Iowa Veterinary Specialties, P.C. (IVS), a Des Moines, Iowa clinic they owned


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