General Counsel Corner Posts

June 01, 2023

Sticks and Stones: Non-Disparagement Clauses

Do you remember when you first heard the following:  “Sticks and Stones May Break Your Bones, But Names Will Never Hurt You”. ...

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May 22, 2023

Restrictive Covenants: Non-Solicit

We are continuing our discussion of restrictive covenants this week with an overview of non-solicit provisions.  In essence, a non-solicit provision prohibits...

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May 17, 2023

Restrictive Covenants: Non-Competes

Non-competes have been a hot topic of late with the FTC and President Biden taking a hard line to try and significantly limit...

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May 09, 2023

You Must Protect This House! – Restrictive Covenants

I probably get a call or question once a week about the enforceability of restrictive covenants (i.e., non-compete/non-solicit/non-disparagement/confidentiality clauses).  It should be...

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May 02, 2023

Last Stop on the IP Tour – Patents

We are going wrap up our tour of IP with a review of patents this week.  Essentially, a Patent is a legal right granted...

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May 02, 2023

Stop! Collaborate and Listen – Copyrights

One of the more famous legal cases occurred when David Bowie and Queen sued Vanilla Ice for copyright infringement.  They said that...

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