Lack of Actual Knowledge of the Existence of a Non-Compete Defeats Tortious Interference Claim

Matthew Savage Aibel In Acclaim Systems, Inc. v. Infosys, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit recently rejected a claim for tortious interference with a non-compete, because the plaintiff introduced no evidence of actual knowledge that the individuals in question were covered by non-competes. Infosys, an IT services company, bid on a job from Time Warner Cable (“TWC”) that had been serviced by a competitor, Acclaim. View Full Post
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When Your Contractor Isn’t a Contractor and Your Non-compete Isn’t Enforceable

When Your Contractor Isn’t a Contractor and Your Non-compete Isn’t Enforceable You hire an independent contractor and include a non-competition clause in the independent contractor agreement. You figure that, even if somehow a court later concludes this person is an employee, at least you still have the protection of the non-compete. View Full Post
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