Fruit Of The Loom Denied Injunction In Secrets Suit

Law360, New York (January 21, 2011, 4:30 PM EST) -- A federal judge ruled Friday that a former Fruit of the Loom Ltd. employee who allegedly breached a contract by jumping to a rival can continue in his new position while a trade secrets suit against him is litigated.

In denying Fruit of the Loom's motion for a preliminary injunction, Judge Myron H. Thompson of the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Alabama said that forcing the defendant, Lonnie C. Bishop, to quit his job at Gildan Activewear Inc. was an inappropriately extreme measure...
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