Reminder: Minnesota Non-Compete Ban Takes Effect on Saturday, July 1

As we previously reported, Minnesota will soon become only the fourth state (along with California, Oklahoma and North Dakota) to ban non-competitors.

The state’s new law renders void and unenforceable all covenants not to compete entered by employees or independent contractors on or after July 1, 2023. The only exceptions are noncompetitive agreements relating to the sale or dissolution of a business.

A “covenant not to compete” is defined in the statute to exclude non-disclosure and non-solicitation provisions, and the law states that no other provisions in an agreement containing a non-compete shall be affected. The law also prohibits …


NEW YORK, May 13, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — WHY: Rosen Law Firm, a global investor rights law firm, reminds purchasers of the securities of Wheels Up Experience Inc. (NYSE: UP) between November 9, 2022 and March 31, 2023, both dates inclusive (the “Class Period”), of the important June 20, 2023 lead plaintiff deadline in the securities class action commenced by the Firm.

SO WHAT: If you purchased Wheels Up securities during the Class Period you may be entitled to compensation without payment of any out of pocket fees or costs through a contingency fee arrangement.


US law firm sues Tesla, claiming its updates affect the battery

Some Model S and Model X owners say they’ve experienced reduced range and even battery failure

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Here’s the update on Tesla updates: An American law firm has filed a class-action lawsuit against the electric-vehicle automaker in California, claiming that its automatic software updates are decreasing driving range by as much as 20 per cent, or in some cases, even causing battery failures.

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Epstein Becker Green Launches 50-State Noncompete Survey for Employers

Epstein Becker Green (EBG) is pleased to announce the launch of our 50-State Noncompete Survey, designed to give employers a desktop guide to the great variety and specificity of noncompete laws across the United States.

EBG’s 50-State Noncompete Survey is here to help provide key insights on all of the following areas of noncompete law in your state:

  • Are non-competitive employees permissible?
  • Is there a general non-compete statute or other industry-specific statute and rules?
  • Are certain employees exempt from noncompetitive?
  • Is continued employment sufficient consideration?
  • Are there notice-related or other unique requirements?
  • Are customers and employees non-solvent permissible?
  • Can noncompetes

Law firm Frost Brown Todd hires a venture capital group from a midsize Ohio firm

(Reuters) – Law firm Frost Brown Todd said Monday that it has hired eight venture capital partners from Cleveland-founded midsize firm Ulmer & Berne.

The partners, all based in Cincinnati, include the co-leaders of Ulmer & Berne’s venture law practice, Vance VanDrake and Zach Bahorik, and head of the firm’s IP and technology practice group, Eric Robbins.

The group advises clients on IP protection and corporate transactions involving venture capital and middle market and emerging companies, according to Cincinnati-founded Frost Brown Todd.

The firm is focused on manufacturing, technology and innovation, particularly in the middle market, which is “driving our