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Instant Technology, LLC v. DeFazio

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Reminder From the 7th Circuit: Don’t Put the Cart Before the Horse (Establish your Legitimate Interest in Need of Protection Before you Complain About the Breach of a Non-Compete)

Jackson Lewis P.C. • July 22, 2015
In the rush to the courthouse after an executive leaves, takes people with her, and opens a competing business, the spurned employer often relies on the promise that executive made—the noncompete agreement—and the undisputed breach of that promise and believes the court will provide a remedy. “Not so fast,” is the takeaway from the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals decision in Instant Technology LLC v. DeFazio, et al., in which it applied Illinois law.