Noncompete AgreementsMany states have laws that protect employers trade secrets. The laws may be found in the labor and employment laws of the state.
The following questions have been addressed in this article:How can I prevent my employee from taking all the knowledge and experience I have provided him or her with from leaving me and directly competing against me?
What is a non-compete agreement and what exactly can it do?
What criteria should one use for requesting a non-compete agreement of an employee?