Tag Archives: Non-Compete Agreement

TradeSecret

“But That is Ours!” Protecting Trade Secrets: Important Tools for Employers

By Scott • Wagner and Associates |

So, you’re an employer in Florida and you’ve got a trade secret you want to protect – what are you doing about it? For any employer operating in Florida,  , it is important to think about workplace policies designed to protect trade secrets while employees are working for you, as well as policies designed… Read More »

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EmpLaw

Defend Trade Secrets Act—What Employers Need to Know

By Scott • Wagner and Associates |

In 2016, the Defend Trade Secrets Act (DTSA) became new law that created a federal cause of action for trade secret misappropriation. Prior to this law taking effect, employers or owners of trade secrets who were dealing with trade secret misappropriation were left primarily with remedies in state courts. While the DTSA does not… Read More »

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NonCompete

What Are Legitimate Business Interests and What Does that Have to Do with My Florida Non-Compete Agreement?

By Scott • Wagner and Associates |

If you’re like many employees working in Florida, you may have signed a non-compete agreement at some time during your employment. Commonly, employees are asked to sign a non-compete as part of their offer of employment letter. Even sometimes,  the non-compete agreement is contained within the Employee Handbook and part of what you sign… Read More »

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Can My Employer Enforce a Non-Compete Against Me in Florida?

By Scott • Wagner and Associates |

If you signed a non-compete agreement with your Florida company and your current place of employment is Florida and are thinking about leaving, you may be wondering if the agreement you signed is binding. By the same token, if you have already left an employer where you signed a non-compete agreement and are now… Read More »

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