Former managers of major software firm “design entire new product line” in 3 months.
Several managers left a software design firm. Within a few weeks, they started up a new firm, producing similar products, in direct competition with original firm. Burgess Forensics was engaged to inspect former managers’ computers, which had been erased. Evidence that business plan and designs for new firm were taken directly from original firm was uncovered, new firm was enjoined by the court from offering their product until a sufficient time had passed for them to have produced their own designs. Former managers given 9 month injunction.
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