1st Circ. Won't Bar Ex-Ansys Worker From New Job

Law360, New York (February 16, 2010, 1:52 PM EST) -- Engineering software developer Ansys has lost a bid to bar a former employee from taking a job with its biggest competitor, Computational Dynamics North America Ltd., with a federal appeals court refusing to overturn an order denying a preliminary injunction against the worker.

In an opinion issued Friday, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit wrote that while the case was close, it could not say that the federal court in New Hampshire abused its discretion when it denied Ansys' request for a preliminary...
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