Federal Court Awards Company Only .00 in Damages in Misappropriation Case against Former Employee |  Seyfarth Shaw

Federal Court Awards Company Only $1.00 in Damages in Misappropriation Case against Former Employee | Seyfarth Shaw

The District of Maryland recently awarded a software developer a mere $1.00 in nominal damages for contract and trade secret claims against a former employee, citing the immateriality of the defendant’s breach and plaintiff’s failure to prove a fair licensing

Commerce Secrets and techniques Meals Struggle Spotlights Significance of Complete Agreements

FTC Extends Public Comment Deadline on Proposed Rule Banning Employment Non-Competes Until April 19th | Seyfarth Shaw

The FTC announced yesterday that it was extending the deadline to submit public comments on its proposed rule banning non-competitive employment.

With the extension, the FTC will now accept comments on the proposed rule until April 19. Originally, the deadline

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 …

100 Industry Organizations Request Extension of Comment Period on FTC’s Proposed Noncompete Ban

100 Industry Organizations Request Extension of Comment Period on FTC’s Proposed Noncompete Ban

As we predicted, earlier today, 100 industry organizations submitted a request to the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to extend the comment period for its proposed rule banning non-competes nationwide by an additional 60 days. According to the letter, “[t]he regulated …

Webinar Recap!  Overview of Non-Compete Laws and Enforcement Points from 2022 |  Seyfarth Shaw

Webinar Recap! Overview of Non-Compete Laws and Enforcement Points from 2022 | Seyfarth Shaw

Within the remaining 2022 webinar, Seyfarth attorneys Kate Perrelli, Dan Hart, and Dallin Wilson mentioned new and pending laws and enforcement points for non-competes.

As a conclusion to this webinar, we compiled a abstract of takeaways:

  • The state regulation on