Colorado Non-Compete Law Blog

Colorado Non-Compete Law Blog

Insight and commentary on Covenants Not to Compete (Including Unfair Competition, Trade Secrets & Nondisclosure Agreements)

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An employer seeking to enforce an assigned non-compete must demonstate that the non-compete was assigned

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As the previous entry suggested, an employer in Colorado may be able to enforce an assigned non-compete under the proper circumstances.  In a recent case, however, an employee argued that the evidence was insufficient to find that his non-compete had actually been assigned. A transfer agreement had been signed which provided that the employee’s former employer would sell… Continue Reading

Are non-competes assignable?

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As the economy declines, increased attention may be given to whether an employer may assign its rights under a non-compete.  Businesses will fail and, when they fail, they will consider whether and how they can sell their assets, including non-competes.  Until recently, it appeared clear in Colorado that an assigned covenant would be enforced. An older Colorado Supreme… Continue Reading