Federal Court in Texas Enforces Two-Year Non-Compete Agreement

A federal court in Texas has decided in favor of an employer to uphold a preliminary injunction against a former employee of Brink’s, Inc., the well-known secure courier service. The Brink's opinion and order granting a preliminary injunction is intended to prevent the former employee from working … [Read more...]

Enforcing Your Non-compete Agreement in Texas

As we've discussed in prior articles, non-compete agreements are generally enforceable in Texas, as long as the agreements meet basic contract requirements, such as consideration and mutual performance, and are fairly specific as to length of time and geographical scope. Do I need to use … [Read more...]

Is My Non-Compete Agreement Enforceable in Texas?

Non-compete agreements are used in a variety of industries to prevent employees from using knowledge gained during employment, then leaving the company and using that knowledge to compete against the company. Non-compete agreements were generally disfavored by courts in the past because they were … [Read more...]

Non-Compete Clauses in Texas: Conroe Business Attorney Explains

Businesses often ask new employees to sign an agreement not to compete or go to work with a competitor should they leave the company. Non-compete clauses are in a class called restrictive covenants, and as such are strictly regulated in Texas. Indeed, in most cases non-compete clauses are not legal … [Read more...]