A cease-and-desist letter typically demands that an employee or a business stop doing something. The letter often threatens a legal action if the recipient does
When one company acquires another company, a lot of times, it will take on the old company’s contracts, including employment agreements with key employees. Some
While some states automatically make non-compete agreements invalid if a worker is terminated “without cause,” laid off, or is part of a reduction in force, many others do not. Even if a lay off does not automatically invalidate an employee’s non-compete agreement, other circumstances may render the non-compete agreement invalid.
A Texas Court of Appeals recently found that a contract that prohibited a company’s business partner from “accepting business” from a competitor was unenforceable. In
Sixteen percent of Americans report earning money through an online gig platform. Gig work model started out with Uber, DoorDash, TaskRabbit and the likes in
Trade secrets are a form of intellectual property. Their theft can lead to civil litigation against the alleged thief, as well as criminal prosecution by