Texas Lawyer has signed up Alan Bush as a freelance contributor. His latest article, "Get Smart About Non-Competes," appeared in the In-House Texas pullout on April 1.
Here's what Alan had to say about respecting a competitors' legitimate trade secrets and non-competes:
Read the full article for more. In it, Alan lays out some practical steps on how to:
- Ask job candidates for their non-competes and defensively document what you've seen;
- Evaluate a competitor's non-compete agreement; and
- Manage the risk of your competitor filing a trade secret enforcement action.