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  • Non-Compete Agreements vs. Non-Solicit Agreements
    Non-Compete Agreements vs. Non-Solicit Agreements

    The terms of non-compete and non-solicit agreements are often misunderstood. Whether you’re running a small business or a high-powered startup, you should understand the differences between these ...

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  • Georgia Non-Compete Law: The Importance of Making the Restrictive Covenant Independent of the Employment Agreement
    Georgia Non-Compete Law: The Importance of Making the Restrictive Covenant Independent of the Employment Agreement

    In this blog post, we will discuss why it is so important to make the restrictive covenant independent of your employment agreements. Many former employees often are able to void their entire ...

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  • Georgia Non-Compete Law: Application of the New Law in a Recent Case
    Georgia Non-Compete Law: Application of the New Law in a Recent Case

    In continuing the blog series on the new Georgia non-compete law, we will now discuss the application in our firm’s recent case that involved a license agreement whereby independent contractors were ...

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  • Georgia Non-Compete Law: The New Law And How It Applies To You
    Georgia Non-Compete Law: The New Law And How It Applies To You

    From our previous posts, we now know that all restrictive covenant agreements entered into on or after May 11, 2011 are subject to the “new” law, let’s take a look at the differences between the old ...

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  • Georgia Non-Compete Law: The Not-So-Old Law
    Georgia Non-Compete Law: The Not-So-Old Law

    Although the pre May 11, 2011 law is often times referred to as the “old law”, it is important to remember that this law is still effective for those contracts entered into before May 11, 2011. In ...

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  • Georgia Non-Compete Law: A Look at Georgia's (Complicated) History of Restrictive Covenants
    Georgia Non-Compete Law: A Look at Georgia's (Complicated) History of Restrictive Covenants

    The world of non-compete law in Georgia took a turn on May 11, 2011 when House Bill 30 was signed and effectuated O.C.G.A. § 13-8-50, et seq (the Georgia Restrictive Covenants Act). Although to date ...

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