When drafting no-competes, questions about the required level of detail always arise; more detail is generally better than less, but not always. The required level of detail in a no-compete was among the questions addressed in a recent decision by the Ohio Court of Appeals.
Continue Reading Ohio Court of Appeals Upholds Usage of Undefined, Industry “Term-of-Art” in No-Compete

A New York appellate court recently affirmed a lower court’s judgment that the statute of frauds precluded enforcement, by a plaintiff ophthalmology practice against a defendant former employee, of a two-year non-compete clause contained in a 1996 written agreement which was allegedly incorporated into a 1998 oral employment agreement.
Continue Reading New York Appellate Court Refuses to Recognize Oral Extension of Two-Year Non-Compete Clause