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Quote of the day: Can't do self-frontal lobotomies

Lawyer justifies the theory of "inevitable disclosure" by explaining that you can't just purge your brain of knowledge gained while with a prior employer.

In a story published today about the legal doctrine dubbed "inevitable disclosure," an attorney explains how human nature makes it almost impossible to keep from using proprietary information from a past employer when moving to a competitor. "People can't do frontal lobotomies of themselves," said Lee Paterson, an attorney with the law firm Winston & Strawn: "You can't shut off part of your brain." Click here for the full story.