U.S. - Connecticut
Non-Competition Rule (1976 Case):
Non-competition Rule (2010 Case): 5 factor test and background set forth in Xplore Technologies v. Killion (Ct Sup. Ct. 10/8/2010), and enforced in specialty IT area for one year period despite no geographical limitation, per following analysis:
2012.Sept.09 Asset Purchase and Restrictive Covenants (NY and CT Law, from Assignability to Torts). In Milso Industries v. Nazzaro, a Connecticut District Court recently applied Connecticut law to a dispute involving (1) an asset purchase that involved the seller's assignment of employment agreements that did not expressly allow for that, (2) the buyer's hiring of seller's key employees pursuant to offer letters that they did not sign, and (3) trade secret and non-compete torts arising when the key employees broke away to form a competing company. In the latter respect, the court addressed Connecticut law involving the following claims (among others):
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