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RE: Exiting of CSO type employees
From: "Matthew Caldwell" <mcaldwel () micromuse com>
Date: Fri, 17 Feb 2006 14:23:28 -0800

Mark,

        Not to give you legal advice, however depending on the state
your agreement/employer is from, these types of agreements can rarely be
enforced unless they are compensating you during that time, for that
specific clause. That being said, it would be in the corporations right
to attempt to collect if the agreement was broken usually never taken to
court/mediated and just use it as scare tactics. Long as you don't take
any Intellectual Property your more than likely good to go. We stopped
indentured servitude in the 19th century in the United States. 

Matt

Matthew F. Caldwell, CISSP
Office of the CTO IBM/Micromuse
mattc () micromuse com


-----Original Message-----
From: Mark Teicher [mailto:mht3 () earthlink net] 
Sent: Thursday, February 16, 2006 2:10 PM
To: security-basics () securityfocus com
Subject: Exiting of CSO type employees

I realize this topic has been discussed on this mailing list before in
the past.  But today's twist is, can corporations enforce any sort of
anti-competitive legal clauses to prevent a non-revenue producing  CSO
(who has been at the company for approximately a year) from going to
work for a competitor or one of their resellers or VARs?? 
If so, how long can a corporation enforce this type of legal agreement
for ?? (2 months, 1 year, forever?)
 

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