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Maine And New Hampshire Join The Ranks Of States Restricting Use Of Noncompete Agreements – With Rhode Island On The Cusp
On July 15, 2019, Rhode Island Governor Gina Raimondo signed the Rhode Island Noncompetition Agreement Act into law. It will take effect on January 15, 2020.
United States
22 Jul 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.
United States
14 Feb 2019
Trade Secrets Finally Get Federal Law Protection
On April 27, 2016, Congress passed the Defend Trade Secrets Act of 2016 (S.1890) (DTSA) and sent it to President Obama, who has indicated he will sign it into law.
United States
4 May 2016
California Supreme Court To Decide Whether Finding That UTSA Claim Was Filed In Bad Faith Can Revive A Previously Dismissed Malicious Prosecution Claim
At the center of the case is the interim adverse judgment rule, which provides a defense to a malicious prosecution claim.
United States
18 Nov 2015
New Arkansas Law Boldly Embraces Noncompetition Provisions
On April 2, 2015, Arkansas enacted a new law (the Act) that greatly expands the enforceability of noncompete agreements in the state.
United States
16 Apr 2015
The Door Continues To Close On "Light": Texas Supreme Court Holds Stock Options Award To Valuable Employee Provides Necessary "Nexus" To Protection Of Company's Goodwill
In 2006 and again in 2009, the Texas Supreme Court significantly departed from its 1994 decision in "Light v. Centel Cellular Co"., a case that confounded employers, practitioners, and courts for years with its highly technical and largely impractical interpretations of the Texas Covenant Not to Compete Act (TEX. BUS. & COM. CODE § 15.50 "et seq".) ("the Act").
United States
5 Jul 2011
Another Step Forward In The Enforcement Of Noncompetes
The Texas Supreme Court in Frankfort Mann Stein & Lipp Advisors, Inc. v. Fielding has further clarified the circumstances in which noncompete contracts with at-will employees will be enforced that was first announced by the same court in Sheshunoff Management Services, L.P. v. Johnson.
United States
29 Apr 2009
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