Pennsylvania Courts Almost Never Throw Out Non-Compete Agreements Because They Are Overbroad
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In Pennsylvania, Courts Regularly Uphold 3-Year Non-Compete Agreements
First off, Courts regularly uphold non-compete provisions lasting up to 3 years. Knowing this, it is a rare agreement that lasts for longer than that. After all, what company needs to keep someone non-competitive for more than 3 years? So, generally speaking, forget having an agreement thrown out because it applies for too long a period of time.
You may want to look at our Video explaining some bedrock principles relating to Pennsylvania non-compete law:
In Pennsylvania, Courts Regularly Uphold Non-Compete Agreements That Are Broad in Geographic Scope
Many non-compete agreements prohibit working for a competitor located well-outside where the
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There are strategies one may employ to minimize or eliminate the effectiveness of a non-compete agreement. However, you should not count on having it thrown out due to its length or geographic scope.
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