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Restricting Restrictions - New Legislation In Washington And Oregon Limits The Enforceability Of Noncompete Agreements
New legislation enacted in May 2019 will make noncompetes harder to enforce in Washington state and Oregon.
United States
18 Jun 2019
Third Circuit Reverses N.J. Court Decisions On Restrictive Covenant Agreement's Enforceability
On April 26, 2019, the Third Circuit Court of Appeals vacated and remanded two district court decisions in which the courts had held that a restrictive covenant agreement—offered only to the company's highest-performing sales employees
United States
28 May 2019
Pennsylvania Superior Court Holds "No-Hire" Provision In Commercial Contract Between Two Businesses Unenforceable In A Case Of First Impression
On January 11, 2019, the Pennsylvania Superior Court, sitting en banc, affirmed a trial court decision that a "no-hire" provision in a commercial contract between two companies
United States
1 Mar 2019
White House Recommends Non-Compete
Last week, the White House called on states to enact sweeping reforms to their non-compete laws. The White House's new policy position is that "most workers should not be covered by a non-compete agreement" and that, although "each state faces different circumstances," many employers have sufficient other targeted remedies to protect their legal interests.
United States
5 Nov 2016
A Call To Arms: How Timing Matters Under The New Defend Trade Secrets Act
Adams Arms involved a private arms deal to sell high-powered rifles to the Peruvian Army that was turned upside down by corporate intrigue and espionage.
United States
13 Oct 2016
Negotiating And Enforcing Protective Orders In Trade Secret Cases
On June 9, 2016, Duane Morris attorney Gregory S. Bombard moderated a panel at the Boston Bar Association on "Negotiating and Enforcing Protective Orders in Trade Secret Cases."
United States
20 Jun 2016
Texas Supreme Court Holds That A Trial Court Must Balance The Parties' Competing Interests Before Deciding Whether A Corporate Representative Should Be Excluded From An Injunction Hearing
On May 20, 2016, in In re: M-I, LLC, d/b/a M-I Swaco, No. 14-1045, 2016 Tex. LEXIS 389 (Tex. May 20, 2016), the Texas Supreme Court issued its much anticipated first decision involving the Texas Uniform Trade Secrets Act.
United States
24 May 2016
New Sixth Circuit Case Imposes Liability For Theft Of Confidential Information That Does Not Qualify For Trade Secrets Protection
In Orthofix, the plaintiff company was a medical device company that markets bone growth stimulators to health care providers.
United States
8 Dec 2015
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