For a non-compete agreement to be enforceable, an employer must give an employee something of value in exchange for his or her promise not to
In Texas, “the hallmark of enforcement [of non-compete agreement] is whether or not the covenant is reasonable.”
A confusing, ambiguous, or imprecise non-compete agreement will yield poor results in court. In other words: garbage in, garbage out.
The unclean hands defense “allows a court to decline to grant equitable relief, such as an injunction, to a party whose conduct in connection with the same matter or transaction has been unconscientious, unjust, or marked by a want of good faith, or one who has violated the principles of equity and righteous dealing.”
While an arbitration may generally provide a faster, cheaper, and more confidential route for resolving a noncompete dispute than litigation, it can be an inferior process when it comes to obtaining a temporary injunction in a situation where time is of the essence.
On Tuesday, the White House issued a call to action to state policymakers to do the following: 1. Ban non-compete clauses for categories of workers,