Non-compete and Non-Solicitation Agreements: Protecting Confidential and Proprietary Information

Run Time
90 Minutes
Sterling Miller, Eric Meyer, C. Lawrence Holmes
Class Type
On-Demand Training
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Price $139.00

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Failure to have the right employment agreements in place can turn your hard-earned trade secrets into cash for your competitors. Knowing how to prepare, enforce or defend against non-compete and non-solicitation agreements is imperative to any successful operation. Don’t let sloppy language (or no language at all) drain your valuable resources or land you in litigation. In-house and outside counsel and attorneys in private practice will benefit from this thorough review of the ins and outs of non-competes and non-solicitation agreements. Plus, get drafting tips an examination of litigation considerations and learn what to do when that valuable employee walks out (or in) the door. Learn about:

  • Key considerations when preparing a non-compete agreement or a non-solicitation agreement (employees and customers)
  • Overview – why needed
  • Terms that work
  • Terms that don’t work
  • One size does not fit all

  • Key points for enforcing/defending against non-compete agreements and non-solicitation agreements Exit interviews
  • Things to do pre-litigation
  • Litigation considerations o Protecting the company if you plan on hiring someone with a non-compete agreement or a non-solicitation agreement

    Confidential information/trade secrets
  • What is a trade secret?
  • Best practices to protect them
  • Onboarding/Offboarding considerations

  • Social media
  • Solicitation tool
  • Impact on customer lists
  • Disclosure of
    See CLE State Accreditation for credit details.
    If you are licensed in New York, this content is appropriate for both newly admitted and experienced New York attorneys. Although, this content is appropriate for all New York attorneys, newly admitted attorneys cannot earn CLE credit for the completion of the course when presented via on-demand.
State Status Total Credits Type Of Credit Approved Thru
New JerseyApproved1.80General09/29/2020
New MexicoApproved1.50General09/29/2020
New YorkApproved1.50SkillsOn-going
West VirginiaApproved1.80GeneralOn-going