The Departing Texas Employee: Non-competes, Trade Secrets, Fiduciary Duties and the 'Inevitable Disclosure' Doctrine *** 50% OFF LAST CHANCE

Legal Area:        Labor Employment Civil Litigation Trial Business
Total Credit Hours:        1.50
Ethics Credit Included:        0.00
Registration Fee:        $38.00
Course Materials:        textaudio
Session END DATE:        04/30/2018
Information:        ONLY $19 Code: SAVE50

** available at any time of day and in time increments convenient to you through date referenced above **, together with the Houston Bar Association (HBA), are pleased to present a special online CLE program in the area of labor and employment law. This seminar is an update on Texas law regarding non-compete agreements, trade secrets, fiduciary duties, and the "inevitable disclosure" doctrine. It covers best practices for both the employer and employee. This course features a streaming audio (as well as a downloadable MP3 audio) presentation from a live CLE seminar on this topic that was originally conducted by the Houston Bar Association (HBA) on March 28, 2013. You can access this presentation on demand at any time during the course of the seminar session.    *** (As this is a LAST CHANCE seminar, please note the SESSION END DATE above, because the seminar will NO longer be available after that date.)

Subjects to be discussed during this course include:

  • Inevitable Disclosure Doctrine

  • What Facts Militate In Favor of Applying the Inevitable Disclosure Doctrine?

  • Texas Non-Compete Update

  • Non-Competes That Impose Monetary Penalties for Competing

  • Non-Compete & Attorneys' Fees Issues

  • Obtaining Injunctive Relief for Breach of a Non-Compete

  • Non-recruitment Covenants Under Texas Law

  • At-Will Employee Fiduciary Duty Update

  • Trade Secrets in Discovery

  • Some Trade Secrets Cases

The speaker for this course is Mr. Mark J. Oberti, a name partner with the firm of Oberti Sullivan LLP in Houston where he practices labor and employment law. He is board certified in Labor and Employment Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. He is admitted to practice in all state courts in Texas and before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit and the U.S. District Court for the Eastern, Northern, Southern and Western Districts of Texas. He is a member of the State Bar of Texas (Labor and Employment Section) and the Houston Bar Association. His awards include Texas Monthly "Super Lawyer" (2009 to present). He received his law degree from the University of Houston Law Center (J.D., cum laude, Order of the Coif, 1994) and his undergraduate degree from Wayne State University (B.A., 1990). A more extensive biography for Mr. Oberti may be found at his firm's website.

Texas Board of Legal Specialization Areas
Credit Hours Area

1.50 Labor and Employment Law


This course is approved for credit by the MCLE Committees of the STATE BAR OF TEXAS and the STATE BAR OF CALIFORNIA (MCLE Provider #8648).
These are not self-study credits, but rather 'participatory' credits as you would receive for attending a traditional, live CLE seminar.

In addition, regular CLE credits for this seminar may also be available in a number of other states through CLE Reciprocity, such as FLORIDA, or as an "Approved Jurisdiction", such as TENNESSEE.  Please check with the Tennessee State Bar for accreditation information.

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