Minchella Law Blog

Category: non solicit

Can COVID Get Me Out of My Non-Compete?

It’s Quite Possible COVID-19 Will Impact the Enforceability of a Non-Compete. The law surrounding non-competition agreements (non-competes, non-solicits, also called restrictive covenants) is well established …

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Do I Need an Attorney to Respond to a Cease and Desist Letter?

You may not have to hire an attorney to respond to a cease and desist letter you’ve received from a former employer. But it may …

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Is there such a thing as employee loyalty?

Yes, there is, but not when compared to the loyalty of a pet. So what can you do if you discover a seriously disloyal employee? …

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When Can a Business Sue Another Business Over an Employee’s Non-Compete Agreement?

Why do companies have some employees sign noncompetition agreements and nonsolicitation agreements? Well, it’s simple. So they can protect their business, its goodwill, income, the …

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Scrambled Eggs and Punitive Damages in Employee Restrictive Covenant Litigation

Businesses now have a good case to support recovery of attorney’s fees just for scrambling to court to keep a former employee from violating a …

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Court Limits Statutory Claims Based on Non-Competition Agreement

I blogged last month here about a recent Connecticut Superior Court case, which showcased some typical issues with non-competition and non-solicitation agreements.  Another interesting part of the decision that …

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Surprise! Part of Your Non-Solicitation Agreement Is Unenforceable

You want a non-competition or non-solicitation agreement your company can enforce, right?  Stupid question, you say.  Well, companies need to analyze the language in their …

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