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FTC Announces Proposed Rule Banning Non-Compete Agreements.

January 6, 2023 | by | Client Alerts

On Thursday morning, the FTC announced a proposed rule which bans new non-compete agreements with employees and independent contractors and prohibits enforcement of existing non-compete agreements (in both cases, the only exception is in conjunction with the sale of a business by one who owns at least 25%). Should […]

Supreme Court Vacates Festo

November 28, 2018 | by | Client Alerts

Doctrine of Equivalents and the “Flexible Bar” Restored By Ury Fischer In a much anticipated decision, the U.S. Supreme Court has vacated the ruling of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit in the Festo Corp. v. Shoketsu Kinzoku Kogyo Kabushiki Co. case. The Supreme Court’s unanimous opinion […]