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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More attention focused on noncompetes

Posted in Economic Growth
Recent efforts to bar noncompetes in Massachusetts have triggered a series of general interest articles about noncompetes. Earlier this month, the New York Times ran a story about how “Noncompete Clauses Increasingly Pop Up in Array of Jobs” (http://www.nytimes.com/2014/06/09/business/noncompete-clauses-increasingly-pop-up-in-array-of-jobs.html?_r=0). That article suggested that more employees were being asked to sign noncompetes and that noncompetes were being used in… Continue Reading

New study finds that non-competes limit long term economic growth

Posted in Economic Growth
There has long been a debate about whether non-competes stifle the formation of new tech companies and inhibit the growth of a region’s economy. This debate has been particularly heated in New England where several prominent members of the venture capital community have urged that non-competes should be abolished. Several panel discussions have been conducted in Boston… Continue Reading