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  • North Carolina Supreme Court Reiterates Limited Blue Pencil Approach to Overbroad Non-Competes

    M. Robin Davis and Conrad S. Kee have written on the Jackson Lewis website about a recent decision from the North Carolina Supreme Court reversing a court of appeals decision and re-affirming that judges in that state may only apply a limited blue pencil to non-compete agreements.    … Continue Reading The post North Carolina Supreme Court Reiterates Limited Blue Pencil Approach to Overbroad Non-Competes appeared first on Non-Compete and Trade Secrets Report.
    April 22, 2016
  • North Carolina Court of Appeals Directs Trial Court to Rewrite Non-Compete Agreement

    Take everything you thought you knew about North Carolina’s “blue pencil” doctrine and scribble it out – well, at least as it pertains to non-compete agreements between parties to the sale of a business. Historically, North Carolina’s limited “blue pencil” doctrine prohibited a court from “drafting a new contract for the parties” by restricting the … Continue reading North Carolina Court of Appeals Directs Trial Court to Rewrite Non-Compete Agreement
    August 6, 2014