Legal Advice for “Non-Compete Agreement” — 24 results
Written by attorney Alexander Latta, about 5 years ago. STAFF PICK
Have Adequate Consideration For a Non-Compete to be enforceable, there must be “consideration”, which is a legal term for an exchange of value. For Non-Competes obtained from newly hired... more
Written by attorney Jonathan Pollard, over 2 years ago. STAFF PICK
In today's business world, non-compete agreements have become increasingly common. Employers frequently threaten former employees with litigation over breaching such agreements. This... more
Written by attorney Christine Pejot, over 5 years ago. STAFF PICK
Geographic Limitations Generally, an employer may prohibit a former employee from competing within a particular geographic radius. The radius, however, should not be overly broad. For... more
Written by attorney Kenneth Sprang, almost 5 years ago. STAFF PICK
Introduction Did you know that your company has trade secrets? Many companies assume that only exotic information like the formula for Coca Cola or Styrofoam constitutes a trade secret.... more
Written by attorney Donna Ballman, almost 6 years ago. STAFF PICK
Employer breaches the contract If your employer put the non-compete provision in an employment contract spelling out compensation, insurance and other conditions of employment, it is... more
Written by attorney Stephen Hance, almost 2 years ago.
Our business clients often seek our advice regarding agreements not to compete. Agreements not to compete are often found in Minnesota between businesses and key... more
Written by attorney Frank A. Natoli, about 2 years ago.
What is a non-compete clause?
A non-compete clause (or covenant not to compete) is a term used in contract drafting, and it refers to an agreement under which one party, usually an employee,... more
Written by attorney Linda Yin Liang, almost 3 years ago.
Recently Non-Compete Agreement seems to be a hot topic raised by the clients in the office. Laws governing enforceability of a non-compete agreement is a tricky one by nature anyways.
In a... more
Written by attorney Ilya Lipin, about 4 years ago.
A non-compete agreement, non-compete clause, or a convent not to compete are used in contracts to prevent an employee to pursue a similar profession or trade in competition against the... more
Written by attorney Douglas Pettibone, about 4 years ago.
Non-Compete Agreements prevent present and former employees from working with competitors. They are also designed to keep an employer information, client lists or trade secrets from going... more