Re: Employment....

Subject: Re: Employment....
From: Gene Kim-Eng <techwr -at- genek -dot- com>
To: "Porrello, Leonard" <lporrello -at- illumina -dot- com>
Date: Tue, 28 Feb 2012 10:05:07 -0800

It happens sometimes in start-ups, not so common in established companies.
However, non-compete agreements are illegal and unenforceable in the state
of California except under very specific circumstances when a business is
sold or a partnership is dissolved. This includes agreements signed by
employees of businesses in other states who subsequently go to work for
competitor companies in California that do not have a business presence in
the former employer's state (you and your new employer could still be sued
in the other state if they do).

The standard in California is therefore the NDA

Gene Kim-Eng



On Tue, Feb 28, 2012 at 9:49 AM, Porrello, Leonard
<lporrello -at- illumina -dot- com>wrote:

> Thanks for posting. I didn't think that actually ever happened at the peon
> level.

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RE: Employment....: From: philstokes03 -at- gmail -dot- com
Re: Employment....: From: Wanda Phillips
Re: Employment....: From: Bill Swallow
RE: Employment....: From: Porrello, Leonard

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