Texas Non-Compete Agreements: Confidential Information Need Not Rise to Level of Trade Secret

October 1, 2008 / By Robert Wood
Articles // Non Compete Agreements in Texas

A recent case from the federal court in Dallas sheds some light on various issues involving the enforceability of non-compete agreements. In Staples, Inc. v. Sandler, No. 3:07-CV-0928-K, 2008 WL 4107656 (N.D. Tex. Aug. 29, 2008), the employee, Sandler, upon joining Staples, Inc., signed a “Proprietary and Confidential Information Agreement” and a separate “Non-Compete and…

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