Noncompete Valid But Not Violated, 7th Circ. Rules

Law360, New York (September 20, 2017, 6:33 PM EDT) -- The Seventh Circuit ruled Wednesday that the former owner of a fuel-additive business didn’t violate a noncompete agreement he reached with the purchasers of his company when he subsequently sold his other firm and helped that buyer set up shop.

A three-judge panel unanimously ruled that Doug Miller did not violate a noncompete agreement he signed with investors as part of the sale of his fuel-additives business, E.T. Products LLC. The investors had accused Miller of breaking the pact when he provided counseling services to an...
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Case Title

E.T. Products, LLC v. D.E. Miller Holdings, Inc., et al


Case Number

16-1204

Court

Appellate - 7th Circuit

Nature of Suit

4190 Other Contract Actions

Date Filed

February 3, 2016

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