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February 8, 2019

Unfair Competition: What Happened in 2018, and What's in Store for 2019

From sweeping legislation to unexpected case law, and everything in between, 2018 brought a lot of changes to unfair competition law.

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January 24, 2019

Second California Court Adopts Position that Employee Non-Solicitation Clauses Are Invalid Restraints on Trade

On January 11, 2019, a California federal district court issued a decision bolstering the argument that employee non-solicitation clauses are unenforceable under California law.

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November 16, 2018

The Other Shoe Drops: Court of Appeal Decision Narrows Use of Employee Non-Solicitation Provisions in California

A decision by a California Court of Appeal, rejecting prior case law, seriously calls into question whether employee non-solicit clauses restraining former employees from soliciting former co-workers to leave the company’s employ are allowed.

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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.

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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?

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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.

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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.

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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.”

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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.

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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.

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