Long-Daniels, Chris Puckett & Todd D. Wozniak
On November 2, 2010, Georgia voters approved an amendment
to the state constitution that will have a substantial impact on the drafting,
negotiation, and enforcement of non-competition, non-solicitation and
non-disclosure covenants in Georgia...
Noncompete Enforcement in California: The Times They Are a Changin'
By Jeffrey S. Kopp
We all may know that California does not permit enforcement of most noncompete agreements. Despite this broad prohibition, the federal court's recent decision in Richmond Technologies, Inc. v. Aumtech Business...
New Hampshire became the latest state to enact a law pertaining to noncompete agreements. Effective July 14, 2012, New Hampshire law ( H.B. 1270 ) now requires that:
Prior to or concurrent with making an offer of change in job classification or an offer of employment, every employer shall provide...
The enforceability of a noncompete agreement can vary greatly by State. When drafting a noncompete agreement or restrictive covenant, a critical decision will be which State's law should apply in an enforcement dispute. Delaware employers have very favorable law on their side, as noncompete agreements...
WASHINGTON, D.C. - (Mealey's) The Oklahoma Supreme Court
failed to properly apply a basic tenet of the Federal Arbitration Act (FAA)
when it declared the noncompete agreement in two employment contracts null and
void rather than leaving the determination up to an arbitrator, the U.S.
by Michael R. Greco
The medical device industry remains a hotbed
for non-compete litigation, and the reason is plain and simple. Economic
justification. Sales reps develop close relationships with surgeons who
purchase millions of dollars worth of medical devices each year. Top reps at