Thanks to the Texas Supreme Court, non-compete agreements just got easier to enforce. Texas companies have steadily enforced non-competes when the employee got trade secrets or confidential information as consideration for the non-compete. In Marsh v. Cook, the Court opened up a whole new ball game. Other kinds of consideration—stock options in this case—can rope an employee into a non-compete.
But let's go light on the law and heavy on business points.
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