After nearly three years of waiting, a substantive decision has finally been issued addressing the consideration requirements of the October 2018 Massachusetts Noncompetition Agreement Act (the “MNAA”). In an Order issued on July 15, 2021 in KPM Analytics North America Corp. v. Blue Sun Scientific, LLC (C.A. No. 4:21-CV-10572-TSH), U.S. District Court Judge Hillman dismissed …
Please see the linked Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly article regarding non-competition agreements and the material change doctrine, by which a material change to the terms and conditions of someone’s job may affect the validity of a non-competition agreement. Where to read: Mass Lawyers Weekly website (subscription required) Michael Chinitz LinkedIn profile Or download the PDF copy.
It is a nice compliment to be featured as a commentator today in Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly alongside my good friend and noncompetition/trade secret law guru, Russell Beck! See the article below. Where to read the article: Mass Lawyers Weekly website (subscription required) Michael Chinitz LinkedIn profile Or download the PDF copy.
Title: “For The Record: Trade Secret Theft Mitigation In Small Business” Guest: Michael Chinitz – Chinitz Law LLC Interviewer: Jeffrey Davis of MAGE LLC and Mark Furman of Tarlow Breed Hart & Rodgers