An Eye On Trade Secrets, Noncompetes In NY

Law360, New York (August 6, 2009, 11:12 AM EDT) -- Federal courts in New York have been very active of late issuing significant decisions in the area of trade secrets and noncompetes, particularly as to what constitutes “inevitable disclosure,” “irreparable harm” and the appropriate award of attorneys’ fees in such cases.

Inevitable Disclosure

The concept is that even in the absence of misappropriation of trade secrets, it is “inevitable,” considering the industry, the competition and the position the new employee undertakes, that trade secrets known to that employee will be utilized on behalf of the new...
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