Pinkerton Tobacco v.  Kretek Int’l: Defendant’s Statute of Limitations Argument Goes Up in Smoke

Pinkerton Tobacco v. Kretek Int’l: Defendant’s Statute of Limitations Argument Goes Up in Smoke

A Central District of California courtroom lately denied a defendant’s movement for abstract judgment the place the defendant argued that the plaintiff’s claims for commerce secret misappropriation had been barred by the relevant statute of limitations. The courtroom decided that

10,000 Lakes and .  .  .  No Noncompetitive?  Minnesota Passes Law Banning Non-Competes Effective July 1, 2023

10,000 Lakes and . . . No Noncompetitive? Minnesota Passes Law Banning Non-Competes Effective July 1, 2023

As expected, on May 24, 2023, Governor Tim Walz signed a new law banning noncompete agreement in Minnesota. The ban will be effective for such agreements entered on or after July 1, 2023.

By enacting the Omnibus Jobs, Economic Development, …

NLRB Targets Confidentiality and Non-Disparagement Provisions |  Seyfarth Shaw

NLRB Targets Confidentiality and Non-Disparagement Provisions | Seyfarth Shaw

On February 21, 2023, the National Labor Relations Board (“NLRB” or “Board”) once again issued new precedent when holding that the mere proffer of a draft severance agreement containing broad confidentiality and non-disparagement provisions violated the National Labor Relations Act

The NLRB Finds Unlawful Confidentiality and Non-Disparagement Provisions in Severance Agreements: Non-Disparagement, Non-Disclosure, Non-Allowed

The NLRB Finds Unlawful Confidentiality and Non-Disparagement Provisions in Severance Agreements: Non-Disparagement, Non-Disclosure, Non-Allowed

On February 21, 2023, the National Labor Relations Board (“NLRB” or “Board”) continued its aggressive application of the National Labor Relations Act (“Act” or “NLRA”) to workplaces without union representation and lessened the value of severance agreements for all employers …

Spilling Secrets and techniques Podcast: Non-Compete Agreements for In-Home and Outdoors Legal professionals

Spilling Secrets and techniques Podcast: Non-Compete Agreements for In-Home and Outdoors Legal professionals

Now on Spilling Secrets and techniques, our podcast sequence on the way forward for non-compete and commerce secret legislation:

Non-compete agreements are usually unenforceable in opposition to attorneys, however there are some exceptions. On this episode, hear about employer choices …