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Jim Lottsfeldt
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Conflict of Interest
« on: Dec 12th, 2007, 10:38pm »
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As a designer, I made some marketing materials for a client.  The bill has gone unpaid, but he recently made a small payment.  The lull was over 16 months.  He has never launched the business for which the marketing materials were made.  He stills intends to.
 
I wish to resign my relationship with him, and work for a competitor.  I have read his business plan.
 
Assuming I don't base any of my new work on what I designed for him, do I have an actionable conflict of interest.  Is my awareness of his business plan a "trade secret" that prohibits me from working with a competitor of his in the same market?
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