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CertainTeed Corp v. Williams, 06-3043

In a suit by a company seeking to enforce a restrictive covenant against an employee who began working for a competitor, denial of a preliminary injunction in the company's favor is reversed where the restriction contained in the covenant was reasonably necessary for the protection of the company's business interests.

Appellate Information

  • Argued 02/05/2007
  • Decided 03/22/2007
  • Published 03/22/2007


  • EASTERBROOK, Chief Judge., Before EASTERBROOK, Chief Judge, and ROVNER and SYKES, Circuit Judges.


  • United States Seventh Circuit


  • For Appellant:
  • Peter R. Bulmer, Cathryn E. Albrecht, Jackson Lewis, Chicago, IL, Conrad S. Kee (argued), Jackson Lewis, Stamford, CT, for Plaintiff-Appellant.

  • For Appellees:
  • Shayle P. Fox (argued), Holland & Knight, Chicago, IL, for Defendant-Appellee.
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