Fla. App Maker Says Zynga Stole Trade Secrets

Law360, New York (November 28, 2011, 11:22 PM EST) -- Florida-based app developer Hob Knob LLC sued Zynga Inc. on Wednesday claiming the social networking games maker breached a nondisclosure agreement and stole Hob Knob's trade secrets to develop its new “Zynga Direct” distribution service.

Zynga allegedly used confidential information it was shown during discussions about a possible venture with Hob Knob, according to the complaint filed in the Southern District of Florida.

“After Hob Knob shared its confidential technical information, Zynga told Hob Knob it had decided not to venture with Hob Knob or purchase...
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