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August 19, 2016

NY Attorney General Schneiderman Declares “War” on Non-Compete Agreements That He Perceives as Overbroad

NY Attorney General Schneiderman announced agreements with three separate companies in three different industries under which they each agreed to stop utilizing non-compete agreements that applied to a broad range of their employees.

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August 8, 2016

Nevada Supreme Court Rules that Overly Broad Non-Compete Agreements are Wholly Unenforceable

The Nevada Supreme Court held that when a non-compete agreement extends beyond what is necessary to protect the employer’s interest, the agreement is wholly unenforceable and courts may not modify or “blue pencil” the contract to make it reasonable.

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August 1, 2016

Non-Competes to Stay in Massachusetts…For Now

This morning, Massachusetts woke up to what is becoming a regular occurrence: the legislature was unable to pass a bill limiting the use of non-competition agreements in the Commonwealth, although it came the closest it has in years.

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June 3, 2016

New Restrictions on Physician Non-Competes in Connecticut

A new Connecticut law significantly restricts the use of physician non-compete agreements.

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May 2, 2016

Trade Secrets Finally Get Federal Law Protection

On April 27, 2016, Congress passed the Defend Trade Secrets Act of 2016 and sent it to President Obama, who has indicated he will sign it into law.

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March 31, 2016

Utah Enacts Post-Employment Restrictions Act

A growing number of states are tightening conditions on restrictive covenants. As of March 22, 2016, Utah has now joined their ranks with its “Post-Employment Restrictions Act,” HB 251.

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November 23, 2015

Pennsylvania Supreme Court Holds Uniform Written Obligations Act Does Not Allow Employer To Enforce Noncompete Unsupported By Consideration

Pennsylvania Supreme Court ruled that without valuable consideration, noncompetes are unenforceable.

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November 17, 2015

California Supreme Court to Decide Whether Finding That UTSA Claim Was Filed in Bad Faith Can Revive a Previously Dismissed Malicious Prosecution Claim

California high court’s recent decision to review the Second District Court of Appeals’ ruling in trade secrets case sets the stage for a potential sea change in UTSA claims.

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August 19, 2015

Former In-House Attorney Cannot Duck Trade Secrets Allegations with Anti-SLAPP Motion

A California appellate court affirmed the denial of an intellectual property attorney’s anti-SLAPP motion against his former employer.

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August 14, 2015

Baker’s Trade Secret Lawsuit Does Not Lead to ‘Sweet’ Dreams

A recent decision by a Pennsylvania district court underscored the need to think carefully before filing a lawsuit for misuse of trade secrets.

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