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Federal Appellate Court Lacks Jurisdiction To Hear Appeal of Expired Non-Compete Preliminary Injunction

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

The Eleventh Circuit recently dismissed an appeal of a preliminary injunction order on the grounds that the appeal was moot because the injunction had expired.

Summary of the case.  Leedom Management, a credit card processing company serving automobile dealers, sued a former employee and charged her with violating covenants not to (a) compete with Leedom, (b) solicit its clients, and …