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What is a “Reasonable” Non-Competition Agreement?
The the hallmark of enforcement of non-compete agreements in Texas is whether or not the covenants are reasonable. Generally, a reasonable area for in a covenant not to compete is considered to be the territory in which the employee worked. Furthermore, noncompete agreements barring an employee from working for a competitor in any capacity are invalid.
Trade Secrets Litigation is About to Change with the Passage of the Federal Defend Trade Secrets Act
The federal Defend Trade Secrets Act (DTSA), that has been subject of rigorous debate over the past few years, is just days away from becoming
Defending Non-Compete Agreements in Court – What Evidence Does an Employer Need?
Last week, the Fourteenth Court of Appeals issued a ruling in a case involving a non-compete agreement between a legal services company in Texas and
Common Misconceptions About Non-Competition Agreements in Texas
A big part of my practice consists of enforcing non-competition, non-solicitation and non-disclosure agreements against the departing employees on behalf of their employers. Conversely, I also advise employees regarding
A Split Among Texas Courts Regarding Whether Current Employers Should be Included in Temporary Injunction Applications
Last month, the Thirteenth Court of Appeals addressed the following issue: must an employer who is enforcing a non-compete agreement against a departed employee add the employee’s