Non-compete/Non-solicitation agreements, and legal protection of employers’ confidential information, trade secrets & inventions in France vs. the United States
The French and American legal frameworks of non-compete and non-solicitation agreements differs significantly. The same is true of the legal protection of employers’ confidential information, trade secrets and inventions. French entrepreneurs expanding their business in the US should understand these differences to adjust their practices at the time they hire US employees. Patricia Washienko, an employment lawyer in Boston, sheds some light on these disparities.
Part I: Non-compete and non-solicitation agreements in France vs. the US, Massachusetts and New-York
Part II: Legal protection of employers’ confidential information, trade secrets & inventions in France vs. the US
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