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5 Noncompete Rulings From 2019 Attorneys Should Know

Law360 (December 13, 2019, 4:39 PM EST) -- In 2019, courts assuaged a key employer concern stemming from Massachusetts’ high-profile noncompete reform and gave no quarter to a worker in another case who pocketed employer information, even though it turned out his haul didn't qualify as trade secrets.

Here, Law360 looks at these and three other rulings on restrictive covenants from this year that employee mobility attorneys ought to be aware of.

Satisfying Mass. Noncompete Law

Many employee mobility attorneys gasped last year when Massachusetts passed a set of reforms curtailing employers’ use of noncompete agreements, but the shift has not been as dramatic as initially forecast, as a...

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