Preliminary Injunction: Definition & Example


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What is a preliminary injunction?

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1. When will the judge grant a preliminary injunction?

2. Scott could lose his company if his ex-business partner, Paul, is not required to stop working on a competing product. What criteria of preliminary injunctions does this meet?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

These study tools will assess your knowledge of preliminary injunctions. Topics on the quiz will test you on areas such as the definition of a preliminary injunction and the requirement for a judge to issue a preliminary injunction.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these tools to:

  • Interpret the criteria of primary injunctions for a given real-life scenario about a product between former business partners
  • Assess another scenario based on those business partners in which one would seek to start his own business
  • Determine who is served by a primary injunction that prevents a harmful product from reaching the marketplace

Skills Practiced

Practice the following skills:

  • Making connections - use understanding of the concept of preliminary injunctions and how they are connected to people in business together
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can review information on business partners that are at odds with each other and interpret it correctly
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about preliminary injunctions

Additional Learning

If you're looking for more information on this subject, feel free to utilize the lesson named Preliminary Injunction: Definition & Examples. The lesson will help you meet the following objectives:

  • Define non-compete clause
  • Explain a breach of contract
  • Assess the requirements for a preliminary injunction
  • Define likelihood of success