Smooth Transitions

Smooth Transitions

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

Tag Archives: Medical

Texas Non-Competes Without Geographical Restrictions

Posted in Injunction, Non-Compete Agreements, Non-Solicitation Agreements, Trade Secrets
A Texas non-compete must satisfy two main components to be enforceable. The non-compete has to be ancillary to an otherwise enforceable agreement and be reasonable in time and scope. Before the Texas Supreme Court this week was a case where the court was asked to consider a non-compete without a geographical restriction and consider whether such an… Continue Reading

Synthes Continues to Sue

Posted in Non-Compete Agreements
                                   At the beginning of the year, we predicted that health care related litigation would continue to rise through 2012 as that industry continues to grow, in large part because of our aging population.  Mentioned in the post were some lawsuits filed by Synthes,  a European-based medical device manufacturer.  Synthes has historically enforced its non-compete and non-solicitation… Continue Reading

Get Ready for More Healthcare Non-Competes

Posted in Non-Compete Agreements
                                   Medical device manufacture, Synthes Medical Company, has filed a number of lawsuits against former employees alleged to have violated non-compete and non-solicitation agreements.  The lawsuits illustrate the rise of litigation within the medical world over non-competes.  Synthes, with whom I… Continue Reading