A recent decision by the Third Circuit Court of Appeals highlights the well-established legal maxim that “when a party enters into a signed, written contract, that party is presumed to understand and assent to its terms.”
In ADP v. Lynch and Halpin, No. » Read More
Late last week, the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania addressed a novel employment law issue: whether a restrictive covenant entered into with an existing employee could be enforceable based solely on language that the parties “intend to be legally bound” by the agreement. » Read More
Fantasy sports have long been a detriment to employers. Instead of your employees doing their TPS reports (name that movie), they are checking whether Andrew Luck is out for the game or asking the internet “experts” whether to start or sit Demarco Murray versus the Saints (hint: sit all Eagles in the first half if possible). » Read More
On January 9, 2012, New Jersey joined 46 other states and the District of Columbia by adopting a new law modeled on the Uniform Trade Secrets Act. The Act extends statutory protection against the misappropriation of trade secrets.
Under the Act, “misappropriation” means either (1) the acquisition of a trade secret of another by a person who knows or has reason to know that the trade secret was acquired by improper means or (2) disclosure of a trade secret without the consent of the owner of the trade secret. » Read More