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Illinois Court Requires Express Delineation of Any Non-Employment Consideration for a Restrictive Covenant

For the last decade, one of the biggest issues in the Illinois noncompete law has been what constitutes adequate consideration for a post-employment restrictive covenant, apart from employment lasting at least two years after the agreement was signed. The “24 …

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Justice Department Announces Trade Secret Theft and Other Charges Following Recently Launched Technology Strike Force

Earlier this year, the United States Department of Justice (“DOJ”) announced that it was launching the Disruptive Technology Strike Force (“Strike Force”) in an effort “to target illicit actors, strengthen supply chains and protect critical technological assets from being acquired …

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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

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