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About Fairly Competing

Providing in-depth analysis of trade secret law and the law of noncompetes and other restrictive covenants for a broad audience.

What is Fairly Competing?

Whether you’re a business owner, CEO, in-house counsel, HR executive, or other employee, or a new lawyer or advanced practitioner, join us for a discussion of the latest trends and hot topics, evolving federal and state laws, key developments, and other emerging issues in trade secrets, noncompetes, and employee mobility in today’s knowledge economy.

Who we are…

Russell Beck
Based in Boston, Russell is nationally recognized for his trade secrets and noncompete experience. He was invited to the White House to develop guidelines for the proper use of noncompetes, wrote most of the language in the Massachusetts noncompete law, and has been cited as an expert by The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, National Public Radio, the BBC World News Service, Le Monde, and many others. 

Ben Fink
Ben litigates noncompete and trade secret disputes in Atlanta and nationally. He is a published author on noncompete and trade secret topics and blogs on them regularly. He testified before a joint committee of the Georgia General Assembly when that body was considering changes to Georgia’s noncompete law. He also speaks regularly on noncompete and trade secret topics at local, regional and national conferences. He currently serves as Chair-Elect of the Trade Secrets Committee of the American Intellectual Property Law Association. 

John Marsh
John litigates noncompete and trade secret disputes in Ohio and nationally.  He has been quoted on trade secret law and restrictive covenant issues by The Wall Street Journal, Wired, The National Law Journal, Law360 and Managing IP.  As the Chair of the American Intellectual Property Law Association’s Trade Secret Law Committee, John was actively involved in providing comments and supporting the Defend Trade Secrets Act.