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Protecting company interests through noncompete agreements

There may be a multitude of companies in Florida and elsewhere that seek to protect their business interests by requiring employees to sign noncompete agreements. However, there are a variety of scenarios in which a similar type of agreement might be deemed invalid. Business owners who wish to safeguard their interests could find it helpful to seek guidance on how to create enforceable noncompete agreements.

Remedies available for breach of contract issues

When you sign a contract with another party, it is with the expectation that he or she will fulfill the terms of the contract. Whether it's a contract with a supplier or an employment contract, it can be costly when there is a breach of contract. You have the right to seek a beneficial and reasonable resolution to the situation.

Vitech Systems files breach of contract claim

There may be a variety of scenarios in which a business arrangement could come to an end prior to the completion of a project. A similar situation could have financial ramifications for all parties involved and may leave one or more parties in Florida gearing up to protect their monetary interests. A software company in another state has recently filed a breach of contract claim against another party after it was accused of abandoning work on a project.

Owner of catering company files theft of trade secrets claim

A company's trade secrets can come in a variety of forms and fashions and protecting this information could prove essential to safeguarding the future of the business. Business owners in Florida who feel that another party has stolen sensitive information may wish to know more about the steps to take to protect their interests. The owner of a catering company in another state has recently filed a lawsuit accusing a former employee of theft of trade secrets.

Bayer engages in trade secret disputes with former employee

Bayer CropScience has recently filed a lawsuit accusing a former employee of sharing proprietary company information with his new employer. Similar scenarios could leave companies in Florida and elsewhere involved in intense trade secret disputes. Those who face such disputes may wish to take steps to protect their business interests, but they might be uncertain where to turn for guidance on how best to achieve this goal.

Bass Pro Shops files breach of contract lawsuit

It might not be uncommon for larger companies in Florida and elsewhere to allow another entity to provide services within their stores in exchange for a percentage of the proceeds. However, should this company claim that the other party has failed to provide the necessary compensation, both parties may end up engaged in intense legal disputes. Bass Pro Shops has recently filed a lawsuit accusing Bluegreen Vacations of breach of contract under similar circumstances.

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