Author: Biprojeet Talapatra, Student at 1st Year Law Student at Campus Law Center, DU
The non-compete clause becomes a highly crucial provision in a world of fierce competition, when every firm or organization wants to maximize its profit and flourish in their various companies. Every firm wants to protect its technology, trade secrets, and other processes in order to gain a competitive advantage over its competitors. To do so, corporate bodies take a number of precautions to prevent the disclosure of such secret information to a competitor. Because of these concerns, non-compete clauses have been commonplace in employment contracts to safeguard employers’ interests.