In a recent decision, a California Second District Appellate Court upheld a trial court “issue sanction,” which effectively enforced, albeit temporarily, a five-year, unlimited geographic scope employee noncompete agreement against the defendant former employee. NewLife Sciences v. Weinstock, — Cal.Rptr.3rd –, No. B223212, 2011 WL 2739653 (July 15, 2011). While such noncompete agreements are normally void and unenforceable under

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