Court Affirms St. Jude Win In Noncompete Dispute

Law360 (November 24, 2009, 6:18 PM EST) -- A California state appellate court has upheld a lower court's decision that catheter maker Biosense Webster Inc. can't enforce noncompete agreements against three former employees who left to work for a St. Jude Medical Inc. unit.

Judge Kathryn Doi Todd of the California Court of Appeals, Second District, said in an opinion issued Oct. 28 and published Thursday that the Superior Court of Los Angeles County was right to find the noncompete contracts void. She also upheld the lower court's refusal to enter a preliminary injunction...
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