Viacom Sues Ex-CIO Over Jump To Conde Nast

Law360, New York (August 9, 2010, 6:49 PM EDT) -- Media giant Viacom Inc. has sued its former chief information officer over his impending jump to Conde Nast, saying he breached a contractual noncompete agreement and will "inevitably" use Viacom's trade secrets against it at his new post.

Joseph Simon, who announced his resignation from Viacom on Wednesday, faces a count of breach of contract, while Conde Nast, which announced plans to hire Simon the same day, is facing a count of tortious interference with a contract, according to a complaint filed Friday in the Supreme...
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