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B.C. court rules eyewear firm's 'overbroad' non-competition clause unenforceable

Thursday, August 24, 2017 @ 11:50 AM | By Amanda Jerome

The British Columbia Court of Appeal has upheld a lower court’s decision on a non-competition clause in a work-related agreement, calling the provision too broad and determining it does not meet the test for reasonableness.

Paul Pulver, partner at Coutts Pulver Crawford LLPIn IRIS The Visual Group Western Canada Inc. v. Park 2017 BCCA 301 the appellant, IRIS, appealed the decision of Justice Robert Johnston in IRIS The Visual Group Western Canada Inc. v. Park 2016 BCSC 2059 when he determined not to enforce a non-competition...