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Insight
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September 5, 2018

Frequently Asked Questions About the New Massachusetts Noncompetition Agreement Act

The recently-enacted Massachusetts Noncompetition Agreement Act provides a roadmap for employers to follow to ensure enforcement of noncompetition agreements entered into on or after October 1, 2018.

Insight
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August 6, 2018

UK Adopts New Trade Secret Regulations: Are Your Trade Secrets Protected?

Imagine you’ve just found out that one of your ex-employees has joined a competitor and has shared your most important trade secret with them. What legal protection do you have?

ASAP
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August 2, 2018

Massachusetts Legislature Passes Comprehensive Noncompete Reform

After years of negotiation, on July 31, 2018, the Massachusetts legislature finally was able to pass legislation that, if signed by Governor Charlie Baker, would significantly limit the enforceability of noncompetition agreements in the Commonwealth.

Insight
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May 2, 2018

Release Agreements in Brazil: A New Way to Solve Conflicts Between Employers and Employees

Since the recently approved Labor Reform in Brazil took effect, companies and employees have a new way to solve their conflicts amicably.

ASAP
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April 6, 2018

A "Rare" Amendment: Colorado Amends its Non-Compete Statute for the First Time Since 1982 to Protect Physicians Treating Patients with "Rare Disorders"

On April 2, 2018, Colorado enacted a bill amending its non-compete statute to clarify that physicians may disclose their continuing practice and provide new contact information to any of their patients with “rare disorders.”

ASAP
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January 22, 2018

Wisconsin Supreme Court Holds That Employee Non-Solicitation Agreements are Subject to a Strict Enforcement Standard

The Wisconsin Supreme Court has held that a post-employment restriction limiting a former employee’s ability to solicit his former coworkers must meet a heightened "reasonableness" standard to be enforceable.

WPI Report
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December 1, 2017

WPI State of the States: Lawmakers Trade Jostling Bills for Jingle Bells

With the holidays in full swing, state legislators across the country are enjoying a bit of a lull. December traditionally marks the calm before the storm, as most legislatures are out of session and will reconvene in January.

ASAP
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November 6, 2017

Tenth Circuit Significantly Narrows Scope of Injunction Cases Where Irreparable Harm is Presumed

On October 30, 2017, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit held that a moving party is not excused from showing irreparable harm prior to the issuance of a preliminary injunction in a trade secret misappropriation case.

ASAP
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June 21, 2017

Tectonic Shift Affecting Enforcement of Noncompetition Agreements Emanates from the 2017 Nevada Legislative Session and Passage of AB 276

Nevada has enacted a new statute that represents another seismic shift affecting noncompetition agreements in the state.

ASAP
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June 12, 2017

Texas Amends its Uniform Trade Secrets Act

Last month, Texas’s legislature amended the Texas Uniform Trade Secrets Act (TUTSA).

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