Peter C. Vilmos

Peter C. Vilmos

Burr & Forman

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Pokémon Go – Employees Stay: A Primer on Florida Non-Competition Agreements

Pokémon Go is the newest craze to hit smartphones, finding colossal success in America. Some estimates claim that five percent of all android users had installed the game on their phones within one week of launch. Nintendo’s...more

7/21/2016 - Confidential Information Employment Contract Florida Hiring & Firing Nintendo Non-Compete Agreements Pokemon Trade Secrets

Trump, Captain America, Deadpool and the Impact on Florida Non-Competition Agreements

Competition is the name of the game this summer. The presidential hopefuls travel the country competing for votes. After knocking out Marco Rubio and Ted Cruz and more than a dozen other Republican Presidential hopefuls,...more

6/9/2016 - Confidential Information Confidentiality Agreements Employment Contract Non-Compete Agreements Restrictive Covenants Trade Secrets

Labor & Employment E-Note - October 2015

Marcel Debruge and Meryl Cowan were featured in Practical Law's Q&A on workers' compensation law for employers in Alabama. The Q&A addresses Alabama laws requiring workers' compensation coverage, including the benefits...more

11/9/2015 - Anti-Retaliation Provisions International Data Transfers Non-Compete Agreements Personal Data Trade Secrets US-EU Safe Harbor Framework Workers' Compensation Claim

Florida Non-Competes: Physicians, Attorneys, Quarterbacks, Oh My…

Regular readers of this blog know that Florida law allows “valid restraints of trade,” under certain circumstances. Those restrictions apply to the employer-employee relationship when written and duly executed in accordance...more

9/29/2015 - Health Care Providers Healthcare Non-Compete Agreements Physicians Public Policy Trade Secrets

Halloween Scares and Non-Compete Agreements

Halloween is always a great time for adults and children. Just think about it, for at least one night we intentionally abandon every notion we teach our children about taking candy from strangers, not acting deceptively, not...more

10/28/2014 - Non-Compete Agreements Restrictive Covenants Trade Secrets

The World Cup of Non-Competes

Can you imagine if FIFA allowed or enforced non-compete agreements that limited the ability of a player to hold dual citizenship and play for either country? Would the World Cup have suffered if brothers representing Ghana...more

7/14/2014 - Non-Compete Agreements Restrictive Covenants Trade Secrets

Ice Storms, My Secret Internet And Other Myths

Winter is around the corner. On the calendar, however, it’s not yet here. Surely Mother Nature is aware of this. Still, an ice storm currently engulfs large swaths of our nation and is leaving many of us without power or...more

12/10/2013 - Damages Litigation Strategies Non-Compete Agreements Trade Secrets Unfair or Deceptive Trade Practices

Florida Court Reverses Preliminary Injunction On Restrictive Covenant

If you have followed this blog, then you likely already know that restrictive covenants are legal and enforceable in Florida. You should also know that – although enforceable – restrictive covenants are strictly construed...more

4/24/2013 - Non-Compete Agreements Preliminary Injunctions Restrictive Covenants Trade Secrets

Protecting Your Closely Held Business

A client recently came to me with a problem lawyers often hear: the client’s family-owned business needed to hire new employees to keep up with the growth. In particular, the company needed additional sales force and...more

3/6/2013 - Closely Held Businesses Hiring & Firing Non-Compete Agreements Sensitive Business Information Trade Secrets

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