Tag Archives: NonCompete

Upcoming Webinar! 2017 National Year In Review: What You Need to Know About the Recent Cases/Developments in Trade Secrets, Non-Compete, and Computer Fraud Law

On January 25th at 12:00 p.m. Central Time, in Seyfarth’s first installment of its 2018 Trade Secrets Webinar series, Seyfarth attorneys will review noteworthy cases and other legal developments from across the nation over the last year in the areas … Continue reading

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NON-COMPETE AGREEMENTS: HOW A BUSINESS TRANSACTION IS CHARACTERIZED CAN AFFECT THE ASSIGNABILITY OF A NON-COMPETE

Non-compete agreements serve to protect an employer’s business interests and prevent employees from engaging in unfair competition. When a business sells its assets, merges with another company, or dissolves entirely, the ability to assign a non-compete agreement is affected differently. … Continue reading

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Pennsylvania Legislators Propose Noncompete Ban

Early this year, Pennsylvania joined the bandwagon of states considering modifying their noncompete laws. (For a comprehensive list and on-going updates, see Changing Trade Secrets | Noncompete Laws.) At that time, it was considering relatively modest changes. As of November 27, … Continue reading

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PRACTIQUE LEGAL – Are Non-Compete Agreements Valid in Mexico?

by: Rene CacheauxThis question does not have an easy answer. In reality, the validity of agreements that include a provision restricting competition in its various forms depends on a specific analysis of each case. Unlike other countries, Mexico does not … Continue reading

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Texas Law Noncompete Agreements: Right to Work Myth

Texas courts continue to confirm the enforceability of some noncompete agreements here. I routinely here from people that "Texas is a right to work state, and noncompete agreements are not enforceable here." Five years ago, Texas courts were extremely unsympathetic … Continue reading

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