Noncompete News: Georgia Supreme Court Reverses Injunction On Unenforceable Noncompete, But Upholds Injunction Based On Trade Secrets Protection

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In this edition of Noncompete News, we remind our readers that Georgia affords companies trade secret protection, even in the absence of an enforceable agreement. Earlier this month, the Georgia Supreme Court addressed an injunction entered against an employee that prohibited him from marketing certain software in competition with his former employer. On appeal, the employee contended that the lower court erred in enforcing the noncompete clause that was contained in a software development agreement into which he entered with his former employer.

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