9/12/2011

If you have a noncompete clause in your contract, it's wise to include your employer in your plans to start a new business that might overlap its territory, Karen Klein writes. You might have to sweeten the pot to get your employer on board, by offering equity or a cut of the sales, lawyer C. Dickinson Hill says. But first, you should consult with an attorney of your own to understand the legal obstacles you face, Klein writes.

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