Monthly Archives: September 2013

New Fifth Circuit Case On Same Sex Gender Stereotyping Harassment

Mark Oberti writes: On September 27, 2013, a deeply divided Fifth Circuit held that Title VII recognizes a same sex harassment claim based upon gender stereotyping, and found that the EEOC had presented sufficient evidence to support the jury’s verdict … Continue reading

Posted in Harassment, Houston Employment Law, Houston Retaliation Law

Time Limitations In Non-Compete Agreements

We are blogging on “Non-competes, Trade Secrets, Fiduciary Duties, and the Inevitable Disclosure Doctrine.” Mark Oberti has prepared a detailed paper on all of these issues, which can be found here. A noncompetition covenant’s enforceability is ultimately a question of … Continue reading

Posted in Houston Employment Law, Houston Executive Lawyer, Non Compete Agreements

What Does “Ancillary To An Otherwise Enforceable Agreement” Mean Under Texas Law? (Part VI)

We are blogging on “Non-competes, Trade Secrets, Fiduciary Duties, and the Inevitable Disclosure Doctrine.” Mark Oberti has prepared a detailed paper on all of these issues, which can be found here. Yesterday, we blogged about Marsh USA Inc. v. Cook, … Continue reading

Posted in Houston Employment Law, Houston Executive Lawyer, Trade Secrets

What Does “Ancillary To An Otherwise Enforceable Agreement” Mean Under Texas Law? (Part V)

We are blogging on “Non-competes, Trade Secrets, Fiduciary Duties, and the Inevitable Disclosure Doctrine.” Mark Oberti has prepared a detailed paper on all of these issues, which can be found here. Stock Options Recognized As Sufficient To Support A Noncompetition … Continue reading

Posted in Houston Employment Law, Houston Executive Lawyer, Non Compete Agreements

What Does “Ancillary To An Otherwise Enforceable Agreement” Mean Under Texas Law? (Part IV)

We are blogging on “Non-competes, Trade Secrets, Fiduciary Duties, and the Inevitable Disclosure Doctrine.” Mark Oberti has prepared a detailed paper on all of these issues, which can be found here. The mere fact that an employee is employed at-will … Continue reading

Posted in At Will Employment, Houston Employment Law, Houston Executive Lawyer, Non Compete Agreements

What Does “Ancillary To An Otherwise Enforceable Agreement” Mean Under Texas Law? (Part III)

We are blogging on “Non-competes, Trade Secrets, Fiduciary Duties, and the Inevitable Disclosure Doctrine.” Mark Oberti has prepared a detailed paper on all of these issues, which can be found here. After Light, the courts struggled with the question of … Continue reading

Posted in Houston Employment Law, Houston Executive Lawyer, Non Compete Agreements

Congratulations to Ed Sullivan

Congratulations to Ed Sullivan, who was named earlier today as one of Houston’s Top 100 Super Lawyers.

Posted in Houston Employment Law, Houston Executive Lawyer

What Does “Ancillary To An Otherwise Enforceable Agreement” Mean Under Texas Law? (Part II)

We are blogging on “Non-competes, Trade Secrets, Fiduciary Duties, and the Inevitable Disclosure Doctrine.” Mark Oberti has prepared a detailed paper on all of these issues, which can be found here. In Light, the Texas Supreme Court held that a … Continue reading

Posted in Houston Employment Law, Houston Executive Lawyer, Non Compete Agreements

What Does “Ancillary To An Otherwise Enforceable Agreement” Mean Under Texas Law? (Part I)

We are blogging on “Non-competes, Trade Secrets, Fiduciary Duties, and the Inevitable Disclosure Doctrine.” Mark Oberti has prepared a detailed paper on all of these issues, which can be found here. In Light, a case decided in 1994, the Texas … Continue reading

Posted in Houston Employment Law, Houston Executive Lawyer, Non Compete Agreements

Requirements Of An Enforceable Noncompetition Agreement In Texas

We are blogging on “Non-competes, Trade Secrets, Fiduciary Duties, and the Inevitable Disclosure Doctrine.” Mark Oberti has prepared a detailed paper on all of these issues, which can be found here. A noncompetition covenant’s enforceability is ultimately a question of … Continue reading

Posted in Houston Employment Law, Houston Executive Lawyer, Non Compete Agreements