Non-Competes in Massachusetts: An Update on the “Doctrine of Inevitable Disclosure”

What if an employee has access to particularly sensitive information that he or she could use in his or her next job simply by recalling it from memory?  Can the employee be prevented from working for a competitor on the basis that the employee is likely to use certain types of information integral to his or her skill set?  These questions are at the heart of the legal doctrine of “inevitable disclosure,” which several Massachusetts courts have addressed recently.

E&C Partner Denise Chicoine has written a brief white paper to help both employers and key employees quickly learn more about the applicability of the Doctrine of Inevitable Disclosure.

Click here to download “Non-Compete Agreements in Massachusetts: An Update on The “Doctrine of Inevitable Disclosure”

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