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Covenants not to compete a state-by-state survey by Brian M. Malsberger

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Published by Bloomberg BNA in Arlington, Va .
Written in English


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StatementBrian M. Malsberger ; board of review associate editors, Stacey A. Campbell, David J. Carr, Arnold H. Pedowitz
LC ClassificationsKF3463 .C68 2012
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25367779M
ISBN 109781617460432, 9781617461811, 9781617461828, 9781617461835
LC Control Number2012026282

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Covenants Not to Compete: A State-by-State Survey helps practitioners analyze, draft, and confidently litigate covenants not to compete and other restrictive covenants in the employment, partnership, franchise, license, and sale-of-business contexts. Covenants Not to Compete: A State-By-State Survey. This supplement, with data current through December , was published to support the two-volume main set (published in with information current through December ).Ratings: 0. Covenants Not to Compete fully explores legal principles for forming, drafting and implementing sound non-competition agreements. This is the must-have authority on how to draft and interpret a covenant not to compete clause. This resource clearly lays out what interests can be protected and covers the legal limits of enforceability. The bottom line on covenants not to compete in physician employment agreements is that the market will enforce the covenant as written, even if a court almost certainly wouldn’t. You have to negotiate language that you can live with, or you will probably end up .

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