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Covenants not to compete in Illinois—The muddle of the legitimate business interest test By Harold B. Oakley Intellectual Property, September 2011 This article first examines Steam Sales and Reliable. It then addresses what these decisions, which dealt with sales positions wholly unrelated to the health care industry, may nevertheless mean for health care providers in Illinois.
Covenants not to Compete in Illinois—The assault on the legitimate business interest test By Harold B. Oakley Health Care Law, May 2011 Covenants not to compete are common in employment contracts, including those of physicians. Recent decisions from the Illinois Appellate Court have introduced some controversy regarding the proper analysis of such covenants. This article explores these recent cases.

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