Thursday, June 25, 2009

job search notes: noncompete agreement

If you are in MA, a senior executive, and with a noncompete agreement, this recent decision would be worth knowing about:
A recent decision and its subsequent modification, both authored by a highly regarded judge in the Business Litigation Session (BLS) of the Massachusetts Superior Court, may signal the direction in which the court will be heading regarding noncompete agreements in Massachusetts.

The case is EMC Corp. v. Donatelli. Issued on May 4 and modified on May 21, it is the latest noncompete decision out of the business court, and sends a clear message to the tech community that the court will neither hesitate to enforce reasonable noncompete agreements, nor necessarily enforce such agreements to the full extent written.
Read the full article by Russell Beck at MassHighTech here

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