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Corporate (Mis)Use of Non-Compete Agreements as Insurance Against Ex-Employee Claims

Around 2010, non-compete abuse in America reached peak absurdity. As I have explained many times: This was a a product of the following factors: (1) The internet and the information age. (2) Widespread availability of copy and paste non-compete agreements. (3) Corporate lawyers pushing aggressive use of non-compete agreements as a revenue generation tool. Make … Continue reading

CBRE Files Massive Theft of Trade Secrets Case Against Former Broker

Real estate giant CBRE has filed a massive theft of trade secrets lawsuit against former longtime broker Richard Rizika. In its complaint filed in the United States District Court for the Central District of California, CBRE details a shocking, intentional, pre-meditated conspiracy to steal nearly 500,000 company documents and files. Whether or not the documents … Continue reading

Waymo Struggling in Trade Secret Fight v. Uber

To sum up the latest chapter of the Waymo v. Uber trade secret litigation: Waymo basically embarrasses itself.  Uber pretty much wins. Let’s take a look: Waymo / Uber Background Waymo is a technology company focused on self-driving cars. It’s a Google spin-off.  Uber is, well, Uber. Anthony Levandowski (“AL”) was one of Waymo’s star engineers. … Continue reading

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