or employee initiates the termination hereof, the
employee, for him/herself or on behalf of any other person, firm, partnership, or corporation, will not sell, solicit or,
in any way, do business on a direct or indirect basis with any of the product lines or
customers of the employer in the cities or towns in which employer does business, nor
will directly or indirectly for him/herself or on behalf of another person, firm, partnership,
or corporation solicit or attempt to solicit the business or patronage of any firm,
corporation, or partnership who are customers of the employer within a
mile radius of the cities and towns in which the employer does business. This restriction
applies to product lines and use of employer's customer information that the employee
has had available to him/her.
In the event of a breach of the terms and/or provisions 8, 9, or 14, employer
shall be entitled to liquidated damages in the amount of
. In the event of a breach or threatened breach of the terms and/or provisions of sections 8, 9, or 14,
employer shall be entitled to an injunction restraining such breach, but nothing herein
contained shall be construed as prohibiting employer from pursuing any other remedy
available to it for such breach or threatened breach. In the event of breach, the
employer shall be entitled to recover court costs and reasonable attorney fees.
Employee acknowledges and agrees that adherence to terms and conditions of this
agreement does not preclude the employee from earning a livelihood. Its purpose is to
protect employer's legitimate, protectable interests and confidential business
information, trade secrets, trademark, patents, copyrights, customers and accounts.
All agreements and covenants contained herein are
severable, and in the event
any of them, with the exception of those contained in Sections One and Four hereof,
shall be held to be invalid by any competent court, this contract shall be interpreted as
if such invalid agreements or covenants were not contained herein.