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Federal Court in Missouri Holds At-Will Employment Is Not Consideration for Noncompete

The end of the year is an opportune time for employers to make sure their noncompete and arbitration agreements are still valid. A recent Missouri federal court decision underscores how difficult it can be to enforce those...more

Employment Law This Week®: White House on Non-Competes, Transgender Bathrooms, Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces, Freelancer Wage...

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We invite you to view Employment Law This Week® - a weekly rundown of the latest news in the field, brought to you by Epstein Becker Green. We look at the latest trends, important court decisions, and new developments that...more

Dealing With Trade Secret Thieves: Strategies for Cost-Effective Settlement

by Foley & Lardner LLP on

Trade secret thieves are almost always an employee or business associate. They are known, generally held the trust of the business, and are perceived as traitors. The urge for retribution against such trade secret thieves can...more

Employment Law This Week – Episode 2

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We invite you to view Employment Law This Week - a weekly rundown of the latest news in the field, brought to you by Epstein Becker Green. We look at the latest trends, important court decisions, and new developments that...more

Hooli Needs New Lawyers on “Silicon Valley”

As is obvious from our many posts on the subject, we here at IP Legal Forum are big fans of the show “Silicon Valley.” That said, its season finale could have used more Jared Dunn (can we give him a spin-off already?), as...more

Sports, Media and Entertainment Intelligence - April 2015 (Global)

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FILM AND TV - Australia: ACMA's broad powers to hold media accountable confirmed by High Court - The High Court has confirmed that the Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) has the power to declare that a...more

Fabricating Evidence and Losing Arbitration

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Seagate Tech., LLC v. W. Digital Corp - Addressing an issue of whether an arbitrator inappropriately sanctioned a party that had been found to have fabricated evidence and whether the arbitrator refused to consider...more

Business Litigation Reporter -- June 2014

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Goodwin Procter’s Business Litigation Reporter provides timely summaries of key cases and other developments within dedicated Business Litigation sessions and related courts throughout the country – courts within which...more

JAMS Dispute Resolution Alert - Winter 2013

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In This Issue: ..In Depth: Why ADR Can Help Address the Rising Tide of Copyright Litigation ..ADR Conversations: How the Failure to Settle Affects the Workplace for Both Employees and Companies ..Domestic Focus:...more

Court Affirms Arbitrator’s Decision To Preclude Party From Defending Against Claim As Sanction For Fabricating Evidence

In a decision that confirms arbitrators’ broad discretion to not only fashion remedies, but also fashion sanctions, the Minnesota Court of Appeals held that an arbitrator did not exceed his power by issuing a severe sanction:...more

"Business Cases in the US Supreme Court"

The U.S. Supreme Court recently closed its 2012 term with its usual headline-grabbing flurry of June decisions. Several of those decisions, as well as many more that received less publicity, will affect business interests. In...more

What Can the NHL Lockout Teach Us About Mediating Non-Compete and Trade Secret Disputes?

by Fisher Phillips on

After 113 days, the NHL lockout ended with the NHL and its players association reporting that they have reached a tentative deal. Although they say that a lot of i's need to be dotted and t's need to be crossed, it looks as...more

Employers and Employees May Contract To Arbitrate Non-Competes

by Sherman & Howard L.L.C. on

The U.S. Supreme Court has weighed in again on employer-employee arbitration agreements, this time holding that disputes over the enforceability and enforcement of non-competition and confidentiality covenants in contracts...more

5 Keys to Mediating Non-Compete and Trade Secret Disputes

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Mediating a non-compete and trade secrets dispute is different than mediating general commercial disputes. This is particularly true early on in litigation. Non-compete cases are front loaded by nature and get expensive...more

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