An employer could not bring a stand-alone claim for inevitable disclosure of trade secrets against a former executive who went to work for a competitor, the Georgia Supreme Court has ruled in reversing judgment.
The Oklahoma Supreme Court failed to follow the substantive law of the Federal Arbitration Act when it declared the noncompetition agreements in two employment contracts null and void, rather than leaving that determination to the arbitrator in the first instance, the U.S. Supreme Court has ruled in a per curiam decision.
Published: May 30, 2012
Noncompetition agreements governing the employees of an insurance agency could not be enforced by the company that resulted from the agency’s mergers, the Ohio Supreme Court has ruled in affirming judgment.
A state court had the authority to order a wife not to operate a competing business when it awarded the husband the family business in their divorce, the Massachusetts Appeals Court has ruled in reversing judgment.