As mentioned in a previous blog entry, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit held in Comedy Club, Inc. v. Improv West Associates, 553 F.3d 1277 (9th Cir. 2009), that an in-term (during the term of the contract/relationship) covenant not to compete governed by California law was enforceable to the extent that it did not foreclose
April 02, 2009
Daily Journal Reprinted and/or posted with the permission of Daily Journal Corp. (2009).
The California Supreme Court’s decision in Edwards v. Arthur Andersen LLP, 44 Cal.4th 937 (2008), reaffirmed that employee non-competition agreements are void in California unless they fall within narrow exceptions to Business and Professions Code