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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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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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6/5/2018
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One Area Where Courts Will Favor - and Enforce - Noncompetes

Although, as a general rule, courts disfavor enforcing non-competes, there is one glaring exception to that rule - the area of franchise agreements

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1/24/2018
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With Non-Competes, Choose to Win the War, Not the Battle

Following a two-day hearing in a bet-the-business case, we successfully resolved a non-compete case for our clients by focusing on their long-term plans

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1/28/2016
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Why Lacking a Valid Contract Doesn't Have to Mean You Lose

Just because a court finds that you didn't have a valid, enforceable agreement doesn't inherently mean you're completely out of luck, says Jonathan Cooper

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1/14/2016
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No Written Agreement? No Problem, Says NY Court

Just because your agreement wasn't reduced to writing doesn't necessarily mean that you don't have to pay for services received, says Jonathan Cooper

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12/1/2015
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NY Court: By Turning Down Stock Options, Execs Could Compete

In a hot-off-the-presses decision, a Suffolk County trial court held that former execs weren't bound by their noncompetes once they turned down stock options

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