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Noncompete disputes can arise in various fields of employment

In the pursuit of protecting closely held secrets, many businesses in Florida and elsewhere require employees to sign noncompete agreements prior to beginning work. While at the time these contracts might not seem important, such an agreement could have an impact on one's ability to obtain employment with another company within a given period, especially if that company is a rival. This can lead to noncompete disputes that could prompt a need for an individual to seek guidance on how best to proceed.

Alphabet and Uber engaged in intense trade secret disputes

Many businesses in Florida and across the company keep a close watch on business interests, especially those that operate in innovative fields. Should a company feel as though an employee or business partner is using inside information unlawfully, trade secret disputes may ensue. Alphabet has recently filed a lawsuit against Uber, in which it accuses the other party of misappropriating numerous trade secrets.

Citrix systems and Egnyte embroiled in noncompete disputes

In the age of technology, the level of competition between companies in Florida and elsewhere can be fierce. Individuals who choose to work in this particular field may place a high priority on obtaining the best position available, which could lead to frequent changes in employment. While in some cases, losing an employee can simply be unfortunate, if they move to a rival company, it can lead to intense contract and noncompete disputes.

Health agency seeks restraining order amidst noncompete disputes

When an individual faces a loss of employment, he or she may choose to pursue future work in a similar field. However, if a contract is in place to prevent one from pursuing work with a rival, previous employers in Florida and elsewhere may wish to block such a move to protect their business interests, which can lead to complex noncompete disputes. A behavioral health agency in another state is reportedly seeking a restraining order against a former employee, claiming that her new position is in violation of her noncompete agreement.

Noncompete disputes: Aon files lawsuit against former employee

Many individuals in Florida and elsewhere have reached a point in their careers where they feel a change in employment is necessary. While in many cases this change might be uneventful, should the new employer operate in a similar field, the former may wish to pursue legal recourse if a noncompete agreement is in place. Since noncompete disputes can be hotly-contested topics, those who face similar circumstances might find it beneficial to seek guidance early on.

Transport companies reach settlement amidst trade secret disputes

Companies in Florida and elsewhere may be highly protective of business secrets, especially with a substantial level of competition in many fields of employment. Should an employee leave to work for a competitor, the previous employer could have concerns about the transference of information. Trade secret disputes can be complex matters that are hotly contested, some of which result in lawsuits against former employees.

Noncompete disputes: Chef out of job amidst fierce lawsuit

Many individuals in Florida and elsewhere may seek to further their careers by pursuing new endeavors with other companies. Unfortunately, it isn't always as simple as handing in a resignation, perhaps especially if the new employer operates within a similar field. Some businesses require employees to sign a contract that prohibits them from taking similar actions, and should this person attempt to work for a competitor, noncompete disputes may follow.

Moving to a rival company can lead to non-compete disputes

Many individuals have reached a point where they feel a change in employment is necessary. For some, this could be as simple as putting in an application for a new job, and turning in a notice at the previous one. However, certain professions require individuals in Florida and elsewhere to sign a contract, and if he or she attempts to work for a rival company within a given period, intense non\-compete disputes may arise.

Non-compete disputes: AWS files claim against former executive

When an individual in Florida or elsewhere obtains employment at an innovative technology company, he or she may be required to sign a non-compete agreement. This type of agreement is often in place to prohibit a person from working for a rival company for a set period of time, and if broken, litigation may ensue. Non-compete disputes can be tough issues that often require detailed examination of the contract, potentially prompting a need for assistance in navigating the process.

Three tips to keep your trade secrets a secret

Trade secrets are meant to be secret. These secrets are often the very thing that separates your business from competitors. Unfortunately, keeping these secrets is not always an easy task. There are proactive steps that you can take to help better ensure your secrets are kept secure. These three tips can help:

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