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Calif. Supreme Court Finds Noncompete Clauses Invalid

Aug 08, 2008, 18:30 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Holly Jackson)

"That may be good news for California-based tech employees who want to take their skills to another company, or head a start-up that may directly compete with their former employer. "Noncompete" contracts, in place largely to protect an employer's intellectual property, began being used by companies during the dot-com boom to prevent losing valuable workers in a competitive technology labor market."

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