Defended Medtronic in employment and trade secret case brought by a competitor, established principle of non-compete enforcement in the California Supreme Court
Advanced Bionics v. Medtronic, Inc., 29 Cal. 4th 697 (2002)
Represented Medtronic in an employment and trade secrets case. Obtained a ruling from the California Supreme Court vacating an anti-suit injunction enjoining a parallel Minnesota lawsuit filed by a medical device manufacturer seeking to enforce a non-competition agreement in California, and ultimately obtained dismissal of the California lawsuit. Case established the principle, in the California Supreme Court, that non-compete agreements are enforceable in California despite a statutory bar on such agreements.
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