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  • n. Plural form of noncompete.

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Examples

  • Business owners should note that not all states recognize noncompetes and trying to enforce one in a state that doesn't could backfire on a small company, warns Mark S. Adams,

    Fearing Turncoats, Owners Protect Secret Sauce

  • In her case, "it took me a long time to develop my own contacts, policies and procedures and an employee could easily take that and literally build the same company I have," says Ms. Barrett, who has noncompetes in place.

    Fearing Turncoats, Owners Protect Secret Sauce

  • Even in states that do recognize noncompetes, such an agreement could fall flat if it's deemed unreasonable by a court of law, says George L. L.nard,

    Fearing Turncoats, Owners Protect Secret Sauce

  • To be sure, there are also potential downsides to noncompetes.

    Fearing Turncoats, Owners Protect Secret Sauce

  • Just as DRM has helped to destroy the record labels when competing against more nimble, more open technology -- noncompetes destroy businesses when competing against more nimble, more open technology clusters.

    DRM in the Analogue World

  • In regards to noncompetes, they are certainly enforceable in the U.S.

    Original Signal - Transmitting Web 2.0

  • Oh, and the PBT has an additional note pointing out how noncompetes may backfire in an industry that asks even indepedent contractors to sign them -- as the natural gas business is doing.

    Pittsblog

  • After all, drafting policies to handle allegations of harassment, keeping on top of health insurance regulations, and writing noncompetes aren't the sorts of things that get the entrepreneurial juices flowing.

    ArchitecturalRecord.com: Daily Headlines

  • By studying investors 'patent records, they found a significant drop in employment mobility after the state began enforcing noncompetes.

    Business and financial news - CNNMoney.com

  • The researchers hope the economic pressures of the recession will help weaken noncompetes.

    Business and financial news - CNNMoney.com

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