Trade Secrets

A federal court has upheld a preliminary injunction preventing a senior employee from going to work for a competitor. The employee, who was one of seven employees possessing all the knowledge to create Thomas’ English Muffins, was hired by a competitor, Hostess Brands. The court ruled that the harm presented by the potential for trade secret misappropriation outweighed the restriction of the individual’s employment.

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