Franchisors Receive Helpful Non-Compete Ruling

Franchisors Receive Helpful Non-Compete Ruling

Franchisors received a court ruling in Florida that bolsters their chances of winning non-compete disputes against franchisees. Specifically, in Peterbrooke Franchising of America, LLC v. Miami Chocolates, LLC et al., Case No. 16-CV-20417, a judge in the Southern District of Florida held a franchised retail chocolate store had an enforceable non-compete against one of its former franchisees who began operating a competing chocolate store.

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Enforcing Non Compete Agreements | Tampa | St Pete

Model Template for Non-Compete, Non-Solicit, and Non-Disclosure & Related Provisions

The link below provides a model restrictive covenant agreement that includes sample non-compete, non-solicit, and non-disclosure provisions. The agreement is provided in response to regularly receiving requests from clients and others to review a model restrictive covenant agreement. While any model agreement likely has room for improvement, this version is substantially better than most in terms of the scope and depth of issues addressed.

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Healthcare Industry Non-Compete Agreements in St Pete/Tampa Florida

Florida Supreme Court Provides Clarity on Healthcare Industry Non-Compete Agreements

Last week, the Florida Supreme Court, in White v. Mederi Caretenders Visiting Servs. of Se. Florida, LLC, issued a decision on two consolidated cases that addressed enforcement of non-compete agreements by home healthcare companies against their former marketing employees.

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