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Colorado Criminalizes Attempts to Curb Competition

USA - January 21 2022 Yet another state has made it harder for businesses to implement restrictive covenants—this time with criminal penalties. Colorado’s restrictive…

Texas Oil & Gas Manufacturing Company’s DTSA/TUTSA Lawsuit Unraveled by Public Disclosure of Alleged Trade Secret in its Own Expired Patent

USA - January 19 2022 After a four day bench trial on August 10, 2021, a Houston federal judge ruled that the conceptual designs an oil and gas manufacturing company…

California Court of Appeal Affirms Injunction Barring Netflix From Poaching Fox Executives, Citing Unfair Competition

USA - January 13 2022 In what may seem to be a surprising series of events, given the State’s infamous hostility to restrictive covenants, a California appellate panel…

Does Georgia Decision on Personal Jurisdiction Present an Invitation to Forum Shop For Non-Compete Disputes?

USA - December 22 2021 Before Georgia enacted a constitutional amendment in 2011 to allow the enforcement of reasonable restrictive covenants, Georgia was a popular venue…

Federal Court Issues Summary Judgment in Favor of Retail Defendant in Alleged Trade Secret Misappropriation of a CBD Cream Formula

USA - November 30 2021 A federal district court recently issued summary judgment in favor of a retail defendant in a trade secret misappropriation case involving the…

Do You Want a Jury Trial in a Trade Secrets or Non-Compete Case?

USA - November 23 2021 I recently wrapped up a series of hard-fought cases centering around restrictive covenant violations and trade secret misappropriation. In the…

Georgia Court of Appeals Reiterates that Trial Courts Cannot Rely on Equity to Extend a Non-Compete’s Expiration Date

USA - November 10 2021 Suffice it to say, it’s never a good idea to deliberately violate a trial court’s order, much less do so repeatedly. That, however, is precisely what…

Location, Location, Location

USA - November 8 2021 As in real estate, as in law. A recent ruling in the USDC for the District of Colorado demonstrates that procedural considerations of where to file…

Mirroring Peloton Won’t Result in Victory

USA - November 4 2021 Peloton has come out on top of the litigation leaderboard yet again. As we previously blogged about here, Peloton is no stranger to trade secret…

What Employers Need to Know Regarding Illinois’ New Restrictive Covenant Law

USA - August 30 2021 On August 13, 2021, Governor Pritzker signed into law Public Act 102-0358, which amends the Illinois Freedom to Work Act and sets forth specific…