3rd Circ. Backs Injunction Against Ex-Bimbo Exec

Law360, New York (July 27, 2010, 7:40 PM EDT) -- A federal appeals court on Tuesday rejected a former Bimbo Bakeries USA Inc. executive's challenge to a trial judge's decision to bar him from starting a new job at rival Hostess Brands Inc. until Bimbo's trade secrets claim against him is resolved.

A three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit issued a 38-page opinion affirming the lower court's decision in February to grant Bimbo's motion for a preliminary injunction.

Judge R. Barclay Surrick of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern...
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