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The unemployment rate, mismatched skills, and ... non-competes?

USA - July 5 2011 A Robert Samuelson piece in the Washington Post on the mismatch between the skills of job seekers and the requirements for open positions may seem like an unlikely place to find an angle on non-compete restrictions....

Georgia House of Representatives passes "fix" to Restrictive Covenant Act

USA - February 25 2011 As we have posted previously, there is some question regarding the effective date of Georgia's Restrictive Covenant Act, O.C.G.A. 13-8-50 et seq., the statute passed by the Georgia General Assembly in 2009 and authorized by passage of an enabling constitutional amendment in November 2010....

Update on Georgia restrictive covenant cases

USA - August 5 2010 The Georgia Court of Appeals issued two decisions in July addressing restrictive covenants in Georgia....

Inevitable disclosure of nooks and crannies

USA - February 1 2010 When explaining to lay people what we do, trade secret practitioners often use the classic examples of the formula for Coca-Cola or KFC's secret recipe of eleven herbs and spices....

Non-competes and trade secrets in the business negotiation context

USA - December 15 2009 Although most non-compete and trade secret disputes arise from the employer-employee relationship, these issues can arise in any number of contexts....