Smooth Transitions

Smooth Transitions

addressing the Legal issues arising from the departure of employees & Business breakups

Tag Archives: Inevitable Disclosure

Sam Adams Goes to Court

Posted in Non-Compete Agreements
                                           Sam Adams Beer Company recently filed a lawsuit in Massachusetts against a salesman who it alleges went to work for a competitor in California.  The case illustrates the importance of a venue provision in an employment contract, which we recently discussed here.  California is downright hostile when it comes to non-solicit and… Continue Reading

Hurd, HP, and Inevitable Disclosure

Posted in Trade Secrets
                                   As you probably know, HP filed a lawsuit against former CEO Mark Hurd in California seeking to prevent him from going to work for competitor Oracle.  The Wall Street Journal has a solid account of the lawsuit and analysis of the claims. The lawsuit asserts causes of action against Hurd for breach of… Continue Reading