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Tech Companies Reach New Settlement in Anti-Poaching Cases

Posted in Covenants Not to Compete in California, Hiring a Competitor’s Employees, Other Restrictive Covenants, Protecting Trade Secrets and Other Business Information, Unfair Competition

This blog has previously reported on the anti-poaching cases involving various tech companies in Silicon Valley.  The cases arise out of alleged agreements between various tech companies not to recruit each other’s employees.  The U.S. Department of Justice brought antitrust actions as a result of these alleged agreements which resulted in the companies entering into… Continue Reading

High Stakes High Tech Drama: Why Companies with Millions of Users Are Concerned About A Class Action Lawsuit By Thousands of Workers

Posted in Hiring a Competitor’s Employees, Other Restrictive Covenants

As you will recall from previous posts, a large high tech antitrust class action is being waged in California that has major implications for employer non-solicitation agreements.  Questions regarding agreements between employers that impact employee mobility are being addressed in this lawsuit against the backdrop of antitrust allegations. High-Tech Employee Mobility Antitrust Class Action: Background… Continue Reading