Government Testimony

"Testimony regarding MA House Bill H4082, an Act Relative to Noncompete Agreements. Massachusetts Joint Committee on Economic Development and Emerging Technologies, 1 July 2014.

"Testimony regarding MA House Bill H4045, an Act to Promote Growth and Opportunity." Massachusetts Joint Committee on Labor and Workforce Development, Boston MA, 27 May 2014.

Testimony regarding MA House Bills H1794 and H1799, Acts Regarding Noncompetition Agreements.”  Massachusetts Joint Committee on Labor and Workforce Development, Boston MA, 7 October 2009.

"Testimony regarding MA House Bill H194, An Act Regarding Noncompetition Agreements." Massachusetts Joint Committee on Labor and Workforce Development, Boston MA, 15 September 2011.

Verbal remarks at the Massachusetts Joint Committee on Labor and Workforce Development, Boston MA, 10 September 2013.

 

Media Mentions

"Pardon the Disruption." The Economist, September 2014.

"Why Disrupters Don't Always Topple Goliaths." Inc, August 2014.

"Taking a Wait-and-See Approach with Disruptive Innovation." TechCrunch, August 2014.

"Why Disruptive Innovation Can Help Market Leaders." Knowledge@Wharton, August 2014.

"Uncertain Fate of Non-Competes in Massachusetts: Senate Passes Compromise  ; Legislation Heads to Conference Committee Negotiations." National Law Review, July 2014.

"Noncompete Clauses Increasingly Pop Up In Aray of Jobs." New York Times, June 2014.

"Noncompetes out of control." Boston  Herald, June 2014.

"One reason you haven't heard yet for why non-competes must go." BetaBoston, June 2014.

"Tactics put the spotlight on noncompete clauses." Boston Globe, May 2014.

"Time to ditch non-compete agreements to increase entrepreneurial talent, investor says." GeekWire, May 2014.

"Boston's Tech Community Responds to Gov. Patrick's Plan to Ban Non-Competes." BostInno, April 2014.

"Time to get rid of 'noncompete' agreements." Boston Globe, April 2014.

"Scientific Proof Competition is Good for Business." Inc., April 2014.

Mental Borders.” Slate, October 2013.

In bid to keep entrepreneurs, Massachusetts moves to ban non-competes.” Gigaom, September 2013.

Companies Loosen the Handcuffs on Non-competes.” Wall Street Journal, August 2013.

Tide turning against use of non-compete agreements in Mass.” Boston Business Journal, August 2013.

"Set the Creators Free." Wired Magazine, December 2012

"Marblehead state rep eyes non-compete agreements." Marblehead Reporter, 14 December 2011.

"Non-compete Laws Stifling Mass. High Tech Industry." RadioBoston program on 90.9 WBUR, 29 November 2011.

"Non-compete agreements carry high costs for engineers." IEEE Spectrum, 18 October 2011.

"Non-compete agreements create 'career detours'" MIT News, 5 October 2011.

[Governor] Patrick Threatens Enforcement Ban on Noncompetes.” Boston Business Journal, 16 September 2011.

"Want Your Innovators to Leave? Make Them Sign a Non-compete" CBS Bnet, 21 July 2011.

"Common Sense on Non-competes." Boston Globe, 4 July 2011.

Stop Enforcing Non-competes.” Inc. Magazine, 1 July 2010.

Industry veterans share their dealings with non-compete agreements.” Mass High Tech: The Journal of New England Technology, 7 October 2009.

Non-compete agreements hinder job switchers.” Wall Street Journal / FINS, 10 August 2009.

Non-compete clause changes are in the air again.” Mass High Tech: The Journal of New England Technology, 31 July 2009.

Clause for concern.” Boston Globe, 10 July 2009.

“’Til Lawsuits Do Us Part.” IEEE Spectrum, April 2009

Start]ups stifled by non-competes.” Boston Globe, 21 June 2009.

I signed a non]compete, but now I want a new job.” CNNMoney, 8 April 2009.

“Non-compete pact called bad for innovation.” PC World, 20 June 2008.

The non-compete conundrum: Holding back Bay State tech, or preserving IP?Mass High Tech: The Journal of New England Technology, February 2008.

Why non-compete means don’t-thrive.” Boston Globe, 30 December 2007.