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Recapping Major Non-Compete News from Around the Nation

New Mexico has passed a new law that limits physician non-compete agreements.  Although the law places some limitations on restrictive covenants for doctors, it is not an outright ban of such restrictions (of the sort found in several states like Alabama or Massachusetts).  Under the new law, employee physician non-compete agreements are banned.  If an … Continue reading

Medical Equipment Industry Remains a Hotbed of Non-Compete Litigation

Call it a trend.  These days, non-compete litigation is everywhere:   All across the country and in every industry imaginable.  Some industries generate more non-compete litigation than others.  And perhaps no industry has more non-compete litigation than the healthcare industry.   In any field that is remotely connected to healthcare or medicine, you will find widespread use … Continue reading

Bosley Loses Non-Compete Fight Against Former Doctor & Rival Hair Clinic

In the modern world, non-compete agreements are ubiquitous.  And as a result, non-compete litigation is everywhere.  For some reason, Illinois recently has played host to a number of interesting non-compete disputes.  That trend continues.  A recent case out of Cook County pitted Bosley Medical Group against their former doctor, William Yates, and a rival hair … Continue reading

FTC Folds, Admits Google Never Broke Antitrust Laws

Over the past two years, we have heard an endless stream of pundits, analysts and lobbyists weigh in on the possible antitrust case against Google.  The most outrageous such commentary came from Thomas Barnett, a partner at Covington and Burling and lobbyist for Microsoft and other Google competitors.  When interviewed for a CNET article, Barnett … Continue reading

FTC Steps In, Invalidates Certain Physician Non-Compete Agreements In Nevada

In what may be a one-off move, or a harbinger of things to come, the FTC has stepped into a non-compete dispute in Nevada and ordered that certain cardiologists be exempt from their non-compete agreements. The situation arose out of Renown Health’s acquisition of competitors Reno Heart Physicians and Sierra Nevada Cardiology Associates.  Upon acquiring … Continue reading

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