New angle in non-compete?

American legal doctrine raised in battle over employees
By Uyen Vu
|Canadian HR Reporter|Last Updated: 11/11/2003

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ou may have all the contracts in place to protect the organization’s trade secrets, but what if your manager of product development is himself the biggest trade secret of all?

And what if he’s defecting to a competitor? Wouldn’t you feel safer if the law lets you presume that he’ll make use of your confidential information whether he intends to or not?