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The Human Factor In Noncompete Disputes: Howie Carr Is Still Upset Over 5 Years After His Lawsuit With WRKO
One of the big names on WRKO is conservative Howie Carr, who also writes a column for the Boston Herald. Carr was involved in a lawsuit with WRKO in 2007.
United States
11 Jan 2013
New Noncompete Case From The District Of Massachusetts Highlights What An Employee Should Not Do To Defeat A Noncompete
Late last month, Judge Patti Saris of the U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts ruled that a noncompete was enforceable and ordered the defendant employee not to work for a competitor of the plaintiff employer for one year.
United States
13 Nov 2012
The Supreme Court Now Has The Opportunity To Review The Computer Fraud And Abuse Act
I have written much on this blog about the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act and the split among the federal circuit courts of appeals over how it should be interpreted.
United States
13 Nov 2012
The Key To Protecting Confidential Information From Being Taken By A Departing Employee To A Competitor: Planning
BNA has published a good article on how an employer can protect its confidential information from being taken by a departing employee to a competitor.
United States
13 Sep 2012
New U.S. District Court Decision From Massachusetts Makes "Inevitable Disclosure" Arguments Effective Only When Noncompetes Are Involved
Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly reports on a new decision from the U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts by Judge Casper that makes "inevitable disclosure" arguments effective only in cases involving noncompetition agreements.
United States
11 Jul 2012
Update On The Brocade Case: Court Dismisses Claims Based On Information From Settlement Discussions
Last month, I wrote about a trade-secret case in which a defendant employee, David Cheung, asked the court to order the plaintiff employer, Brocade Communications, to pay his attorney's fees because the claims against him were frivolous.
United States
25 Jun 2012
Executives (And One Law Firm) Allegedly Behaving Badly
A number of cases involving former executives have received national attention recently and serve as a good reminder that trade-secret, non-solicitation, and non-competition controversies can arise at the highest level of a company.
United States
8 May 2012
Middlesex Superior Court Not Persuaded By Estoppel Argument In Non-Compete Case
A recent case decided in the Middlesex County Superior Court illustrates how not every claim of generalized "unfairness" will be sufficient to avoid enforcement of a non-competition agreement.
United States
2 Apr 2012
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