The Scope Of 'Inevitable Disclosure' In Trade Secrets

Law360, New York (November 04, 2013, 1:01 PM ET) -- Can an employer enjoin an employee from moving to a competitor by claiming that the confidential nature of his or her position will result in the “inevitable disclosure” of trade secrets to the competitor, without proof of any wrongdoing by the employee? The U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York recently has answered by ruling that an employer cannot validly assert a claim seeking to enjoin its employee from moving to a competitor solely based upon the hypothesis that there would be "inevitable...
To view the full article, take a free trial now.
Try Law360 for free for seven days
Already a subscriber? Click here to login

Already have access?

  1. Forgot your password?
  2. Sign In

Get instant access to the one-stop news source for business lawyers

Required