U.S. Judge Rejects Noncompete Pact as Overly Broad

, New York Law Journal


Yielding to New York's generally skeptical view of noncompete employment clauses, a Western District federal judge has refused to bar a sales executive from plying his trade with a rival of his former employer.

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Originally appeared in print as U.S. Judge Rejects Noncompete Pact as Overly Broad, Restrictive

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  • Jonathan Cooper

    While I agree with the court‘s analysis in this particular instance, it seems that there are a number of other courts in New York, such as the Second Circuit, that have taken a different view of the subject, See, e.g., http://www.nybusinesslitigationlawyer.com/blog/noncompete-may-still-be-valid-even-if-youre-fired-suggests-ny-court.cfm.

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