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Not All Documents Labeled Confidential Actually Are: Texas Jury Finds $23M Trade Secret Case Was Brought in Bad Faith | Seyfarth Shaw

On May 31, 2023, a Harris County Texas District Court jury found a telecom company acted in bad faith by filing a $23 million trade secret misappropriation lawsuit against a rival where the underlying technology was found to not actually

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Senators Release Report from Government Watchdog on the Prevalence and Economic Effects of Noncompete Agreements Amid Intensifying Federal and State Efforts to

On May 17, 2023, US Senator Rob Wyden (D-OR) announced the release of a long-awaited report on the US Government Accountability Office’s multi-year investigation into the use of noncompete agreements across the US labor market. In announcing the release, Senator …

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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, …

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NLRB to Release Memo Clarifying Impact of McLaren Macombs on Confidentiality and Non-Disparagement Restrictions | Seyfarth Shaw

The Board sent shockwaves through employment law in its February 21, 2023, decision in Mclaren Macombwhich held that simply offers a draft settlement agreement with broad confidentiality and non-disparagement provisions violated the National Labor Relations Act (“NLRA”). We previously

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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

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