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New York Federal Court denies injunction to enforce restrictive covenants against terminated employee
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • February 13 2013

Garrod, a salesman for more than 25 years in the field of elastomeric precision products (EPP), was terminated in mid-2012 after spending an


Ohio court issues significant non-compete decision: damages for a breach are the payor’s lost profits, not the amount of consideration
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • April 23 2014

The usual measure of monetary damages for violation of a covenant not to compete, even where the violator was paid a discreet sum for the covenant


Competitor avoids injunction because competition was not significantly aided and abetted by a signatory to non-compete
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • September 26 2014

In a recent Texas federal court ruling, a competitor closely aligned with, and seemingly assisted by, a signatory of a non-compete covenant narrowly


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


Missouri federal court finds forfeiture-for-competition provision in stock option agreement enforceable
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • September 4 2013

A recent Missouri federal court decision highlights the different standards that courts employ in evaluating forfeiture-for-competition provisions


Referring former employer’s customers to new employer held violation of injunction, resulting in finding of criminal contempt
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • September 12 2013

A recent Louisiana non-compete case involving two appellate decisions addresses three significant issues in non-compete litigation: 1) whether a


Florida court finds that employer without knowledge that employees it just hired have non-competes are not liable for tortious interference with contract
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • July 9 2014

A defendant company was unaware, when it hired two individuals, that they had entered into non-competition agreements with their prior employer. As a


Non-solicitation covenant that is silent as to its scope may be unenforceable
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • February 18 2015

An employment agreement covenant prohibiting solicitation of co-employees, but not indicating what solicitations were prohibited, has been held to be


Employer can be found liable for misappropriating an employee’s trade secrets
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • March 10 2015

A Chicago federal judge denied summary judgment to an employer alleged to have misappropriated and converted a subordinate's trade secrets. Stevens v


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