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New Oklahoma Law Clarifies Enforceability of Non-Solicitation of Employee Covenants

Posted in Non-Compete Enforceability, Practice & Procedure, Restrictive Covenants

Oklahoma recently passed a new law (Senate Bill 1031) that clarifies the enforceability of non-solicitation of employee covenants within the state. The new law attempts to resolve uncertainties that may have arisen about such restrictive covenants after the Oklahoma Supreme Court’s 2011 decision in Howard v. Nitro-Life Technologies, LLC.

In Howard, the Oklahoma Supreme Court found the … Continue Reading

Protecting Company Information When Employees Bail: California Alternatives to Employee Non-Compete Agreements

Posted in Non-Compete Enforceability, Practice & Procedure, Trade Secrets

By Robert B. Milligan, Jessica Mendelson, and Joshua Salinas

How does a California employer prevent its business from walking out the door along with a departing employee? In most jurisdictions, the employer could have the employees sign a non-compete agreement. Not in California.

One of the notorious employment laws that separates California from other states is its long-standing prohibition of Continue Reading