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New York Noncompete, Trade Secret & School Negligence Blog

This blog by the six-time published author Jonathan Cooper, is intended to educate the general public about issues of interest, particularly innovations and changes in the law, in the areas of non-compete agreements, breach of contract matters, school negligence (and/or negligent supervision), construction accidentsslip and/or trip and fall accidentsauto accidents, and, of course, defective or dangerous products

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8/23/2019
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Former Employer Gets TRO for Employee's Non-Solicit Breach

An August 1, 2019 decision from a NY federal court lays out the blueprint for how and why a former employer succeeded in seeking a TRO for a nonsolicit breach

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3/27/2019
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Court: Trade Secrets Were Taken, But Injunction Still Denied

A recent ruling from an Illinois Court that denied an injunction despite clear evidence former employees had stolen trade secrets serves as a critical lesson

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8/8/2018
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What's the Worst That Can Happen if You Ignore an Injunction?

A June 25, 2018 Order from a Federal Appeals Court serves as a sharp reminder what can happen if you ignore a trial court's injunctive order

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7/18/2018
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New Damages Rule for Trade Secret, Unjust Enrichment Claims

In May, 2018, NY's Court of Appeals altered the rules on how a plaintiff can prove damages in a trade secret theft or unjust enrichment claim. It's a big deal.

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5/15/2017
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The Noncompete Case Had Huge Holes. It Almost Didn't Matter

One of the most frequently overlooked aspects of a lawsuit is that fundamental question as to how likeable - or un-likeable - a client is to a court or jury

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12/3/2015
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Why Apple-Samsung Judge Asked if Lawyer Was "Smoking Crack"

Regardless of a judge's level of frustration, it is incredibly rare that he/she will ask one of the lawyers if they're smoking crack, explains Jonathan Cooper

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8/20/2015
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How Trade Secret Theft Cases Render Plaintiffs Vulnerable

Bringing a trade secret theft case is not without its risks, explains NY business litigation attorney Jonathan Cooper.

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2/5/2015
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What Courts May Do To An Employee Who Violates a Non-Compete

If you were wondering, "What are some of the worst things a court can do if I violate a non-compete?", a Texas court has now answered that question.

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