Tag: non-compete law

Welcome to Traverse Legal Radio. Today’s program is brought to you by Traverse Legal PLC a law firm specializing in internet law, cybersquatting, intellectual property, domain dispute, defamation of character, and technology company representation. Good afternoon. My name is Mark Clark I am an attorney at Traverse Legal PLC. I practice in the non-compete area.   […]

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A one-size-fits-all non-compete has landed Jimmy Johns in a class action lawsuit. . A one-size-fits-all non-compete agreement that covers your business is likely to be found invalid in some respects.

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Submarine franchise Jimmy John’s is being taken to court because many of their franchises are requiring that their non-managerial employees sign non-compete agreements.

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Does the non-compete clause or contract serve legitimate business protection? Non-compete clauses are popping up in a vast array of jobs and are they valid?

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If you are the employee and you have signed a non-compete agreement, the first question that you always have is how to get out of this non-compete agreement. We get calls all the time from employees who either signed a non-compete going into employment or were asked to sign a non-compete contract and confidentiality agreement […]

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Yes, non-compete clauses and non-compete agreements can be enforceable in court. Many, many years ago they were held to be unenforceable. The Michigan legislature stepped in and passed a statute as part of its anti-trust reform and changed the law. Michigan now is under a statute which says that non-compete agreements can be enforceable to […]

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A non-compete and trade secret agreement is a contract signed by an employee where he or she agrees that they will not engage in certain employment within a certain geographic area for a certain period of time after they quit or are fired. Likewise, a non-solicitation agreements preclude a terminated employee from contacting the employer’s […]

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