Perhaps because they are more familiar with the law in other states or perhaps because they don’t think that non-competes are "fair", many non-lawyers in Colorado believe that non-competes are rarely enforced. Or they think that they can take a risk and breach a non-compete because damages won’t be awarded.  Those errors can lead to costly decisions as demonstrated

In a brief, direct decision, Judge Miller, a federal district judge in Colorado, recently granted a franchisor’s motion for preliminary injunction in Dry Cleaning To Your Door, Inc. v. Waltham Ltd. Defendants had signed a franchise license agreement with a non-compete which prohibited them from being engaged in a residential dry cleaning pick-up and delivery