A World Without Non-Competes: Protecting Confidential Information and Trade Secrets Following the FTC's Ban

By Chris Larus, David Prange, and Rajin Olson

April 30, 2024

As a result of the FTC’s ban of non-compete agreements, businesses should assess alternative ways to protect their confidential information, and may consider the use of trade secret and confidential information protection efforts directed to the information itself, and not the individuals that use the information.

This article is an update from its original version, published February 22, 2023 in The National Law Journal© 202X ALM Global Properties, LLC.

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Christopher K. Larus


Chair, National IP and Technology Litigation Group

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