Your Legal Guide to Drafting Enforceable Agreements
While many employers use non-compete, non-disclosure, and non-solicitation agreements, you need to ensure that they are legally compliant. This practical program delves into the top mistakes that result in unenforceable agreements, as well as ways to prevent these slip-ups. Review pertinent federal and state laws, assess the legal risks of hiring an employee with a non-compete, and determine what constitutes solicitation of an employee. Ensure you're protecting your company's interests - register today!
Stay informed of the latest case law and trends.
Uncover the leading causes and solutions for breaches.
Develop strategies for enforcing agreements and protecting employer rights.
Examine best practices for creating non-disclosure, non-compete, and non-solicit agreements.
Who Should Attend
This program is designed for attorneys. HR professionals, accountants, and paralegals may also benefit.
Overview of Key Concepts, Definitions, and Laws
Enforcement and Litigation: What You Need to Know
Drafting Non-Compete, Non-Disclosure, and Non-Solicit Agreements: Legal Best Practices
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This is a Basic level program presented in a group internet-based setting. No advanced preparation or prerequisites are required.Upon completion of this course, attendees should be able to:1. Define "trade secret" according to the Federal Defend Trade Secrets Act (DTSA).2. Identify one legitimate purpose of a restrictive covenant.3. Discuss two legal best practices for protecting a company's intellectual property rights.Field(s) of Study -- Personnel/Human Resources.
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Douglas W Desmarais is a partner with Smith & Downey, P.A., where his practice deals with all aspects of employment relationships, with particular emphasis on educating employers about the many labor and employment laws that govern the workplace, and helping employers comply with these laws, thus avoiding costly and time-consuming litigation. Additionally, Mr. Desmarais has extensive experience in representing clients before the EEOC, DOL, OFCCP, NLRB, and numerous other federal, state and local agencies and courts. He is a member of the Maryland State Bar Association and District of Columbia Bar. Mr. Desmarais earned his B.A. degree from Brigham Young University, his J.D. degree from the University of Maryland School of Law, and his LL.M. degree in labor law from Georgetown University School of Law.
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