Solicitation Of Business From Former Employer's Customers

Unfair competition and unfair business practices can also include the solicitation by employees and former employees. The use of restrictive covenants have not always been upheld especially if they are determined to be total restraints on competition.

The following questions have been addressed in this article:

Would a mailed announcement or a phone call from an employee switching to a competitor’s firm be considered a solicitation?
What are practical considerations that must be examined before attempting to gain sales from a former employer’s customers?
Are there legal repercussions for soliciting of other employees of competitors or from a previous employer?

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