A Fired Employee And Overly Broad Restrictions Equals An Injunction – At Least When There Is A Hint Of Dishonesty And The Fired Employee Was Well-Paid
Another Illinois Appellate Court Requires Two Years Of Employment To Support A Covenant-Not-To-Compete
B.Y.O.D.? B.Y.O.T.? No Matter How you Spell it, the Result Could be T.R.O.U.B.L.E.
Can Business Contacts On An Employee’s LinkedIn Account Be A Protectable Trade Secret?
Court Finds Simultaneous Hiring of Multiple Employees, Without More, Is Not Actionable
Disclosure Of Confidential Information Can Result In Liability, Even If It Is All In The Family
Duh — If You Want Trade Secret Protection, You Need To Take Reasonable Steps To Keep Confidential Information Secret
Enforcing Non-Competes Against Third Party Non-Signatories
Failure to Reaffirm Non-Compete Upon Rehire Leaves Employer Vulnerable
Federal Trade Secret Protection Has Now Become Reality
Garden Leave – the Basics on a British Employment Law Import
How Not to Leave a Job
Illinois Overview of Covenants Not To Compete
Indiana Court of Appeals Affirms Refusal to Enforce Overly Broad Restrictive Covenant, Declining to “Blue Pencil” Agreement
Interns, Trade Secrets & Restrictive Covenants – Can You (Legally) Tie Up Your Interns?
It Ain’t Over ‘Til It’s Over: Illinois Courts Continue to Struggle Over What Constitutes Sufficient Consideration to Enforce Post-Employment Restrictions
Kentucky Supreme Court Finds Continued Employment Alone Insufficient Consideration To Support A Restrictive Covenant
Missouri Appellate Court – Non-Competes Will Not Be Enforced To Prevent Mere Competition
Nebraska Supreme Court Affirms Determination that Restrictive Covenant is Unreasonable in Geographic Scope, Declining to “Blue Pencil” the Agreement
No-Hire Agreements Between Competitors Can Lead To Antitrust Problems
Non-Compete + Breach Does Not Always = TRO
Non-Competes… Another Red State/Blue State Issue? Really??
Not So Freak[in] Fast—Court Dismisses Challenge to Jimmy John’s Non-Compete Agreements
Policies Requiring That Personnel Records Be Confidential Violate National Labor Relations Act
Publicly Accessible Customer Information Is Not Protectible As A Trade Secret
Solicitation Can Occur Even If The Customer Makes The First Move (At Least, It Can In Central Illinois)
The Illinois AG’s Suit Against Jimmy John’s On Non-Competes – What It Means For Employers
The Seventh Circuit Decries The Lack Of Predictability Regarding Enforcement Of Restrictive Covenants Under Illinois Law
The Statute-ification Of Non-Compete Law?
The Uncertainty In Illinois Continues
Two Years? Fifteen Months? How Long Does My Employee Need To Work Before I Can Enforce A Non-Compete?
Using LinkedIn As A Recruiting Tool – It’s OK As Long As You Don’t Go Too Far
White House Report On Non-Competes – Are The Feds Taking Over Employee Competition Law?
Williams-Sonoma Obtains Mixed Results After Theft Of Trade Secrets As Alleged Inevitable Disclosure Is Not Enough To Restrain Employment With Rival
Wisconsin Appeals Court Certifies Issue Of Whether Continued At Will Employment Is Adequate Consideration To Support Post-Employment Non-Compete Covenant…In Other News, The Harlem Globetrotters Are Odds-On Favorites To Beat The Washington Generals.
Wisconsin Supreme Court Delivers A Surprising Victory To Employers: Finding Continued At-Will Employment To Be Adequate Consideration To Support Post-Employment Restrictive Covenants