Illinois Federal Court Issues Preliminary Injunction Prohibiting Use of Misappropriated Trade Secrets but Rejects Request for Expanded Injunction Based On Alleged “Inevitable Disclosure”

By | Trading Secrets | April 29, 2013
Illinois Federal Court Issues Preliminary Injunction Prohibiting Use of Misappropriated Trade Secrets but Rejects Request for Expanded Injunction Based On Alleged “Inevitable Disclosure”

A recent Illinois trade secrets and non-compete decision involving a 3D printing salesman serves as a reminder that some Illinois courts will scrutinze overly broad non-compete provisions and may limit injunctive relief to the territory that the employee actually serviced for their former employer.