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Non-Compete and Non-Solicitation Agreements in Texas

Companies have a vested interest in protecting their trade secrets. To do so, they often ask employees to sign non-compete agreements, also known as restrictive covenants.  These agreements are meant to prevent an employee from leaving the company and setting up a competing business down the road using knowledge gained from their former employer.  Employers also often use non-solicitation agreements or include non-solicitation clauses in their non-compete agreements in order to prevent a former employee from soliciting the clients or current employees of their former employer.  For purposes of enforcement, Texas law treats non-solicitation agreements as non-competition agreements, so the information discussed Read more