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How to Handle Violations of Noncompetes and Confidentiality Agreements

Gain a better understanding of the enforceability of noncompete agreements nationwide.

The protection of business information is increasingly important in the digital age. This topic will address preventive strategies, including drafting enforceable noncompete and confidentiality agreements, litigating claims regarding such agreements and related claims, such as for theft of trade secrets. We will also review best practices when seeking to hire employees who have signed noncompetes.

Runtime: 89 minutes
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Agenda

The Increasing Importance of Protecting Business Information

  • Business Information Is the Most Valuable Asset of Many Employers
  • Technology Makes the Transfer of Information Easier

Ways to Protect Business Information

  • Drafting Enforceable Agreements
  • Electronic and Physical Security
  • Statutory and Common Law Protections, Such as Trade Secret Claims

Noncompetes

  • The Law vs. the Lore of Noncompetes
  • Types of Post-Employment Restrictions
  • Drafting and Implementing Agreements
  • Dealing With Inconsistencies Among States

Related Claims

  • Trade Secrets
  • Breach of Duty of Loyalty, Theft, Computer Crimes, etc.

Hiring Someone Bound by Noncompetes

  • Dealing With Prospective Employee
  • Dealing With Former Employer

Litigating Noncompete and Trade Secrets Cases

  • Steps to Take Pre-Litigation to Strengthen Claims
  • Internal Discovery, Including Forensic Computer Evidence
  • The Injunction Hearing and Trial
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OnDemand Course

Applications have not yet been submitted for Delaware, Idaho, Kentucky, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Carolina, and Wyoming CLE for this course. However, if you are interested in obtaining CLE for any of the listed states or have any additional credit questions please email us at [email protected] or call us at 866-352-9540.

This course was last revised on November 8, 2018.

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  • CA MCLE 1.5
     
  • Lorman Business Center, LLC. is a State Bar of California approved MCLE sponsor and this course qualifies for 1.5 CLE hours of participatory credit.
     
  • WA CLE 1.5
     
  • This program has been approved by the Washington State Board of Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 hours of A/V credit under the Law & Legal Procedure category.
     

To earn each credit Lorman offers through the OnDemand learning platform, you need to watch 100% of the program. Also, for certain credits you will need to fulfill additional requirements which will be displayed on the "credits" tab when viewing the course.

This program does NOT qualify, nor meet the National Standard for NASBA accreditation.

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Over 33 years and 1.4 million customers worth of experience providing continuing education. Our passion is providing you world-class training to help you succeed in business and as a professional.

Faculty

A. Robert Fischer

A. Robert Fischer

Jackson Lewis P.C.

  • Principal in the Austin office of Jackson Lewis, P.C.
  • Seasoned noncompete and trade secret litigator, having handled such cases in twenty states and Washington, D.C.
  • Drafted noncompetes and related documents for hundreds of employers, from small professional services firms to some of the largest corporations in the world, including agreements that apply in multi-state workplaces
  • Regularly advise employers hiring employees who have signed noncompetes with the employer they are leaving
  • Chair of the Non-Compete and Trade Secret Practice Group at Jackson Lewis P.C. for more than a decade
  • Named Austin’s Lawyer of the Year in Litigation – Labor and Employment by Best Lawyers for 2013, and Austin’s Lawyer of the Year in Employment Law – Management by Best Lawyers for 2017
  • J.D. degree, University of Texas School of Law
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Product ID: 404232
Published 2018
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