Trade Secrets Suit Over Twitter Followers To Go Forward

Law360, New York (January 31, 2012, 7:09 PM EST) -- A California federal judge on Monday allowed PhoneDog LLC’s trade secrets theft suit against a former employee to go forward, saying claims that the ex-worker cost the company thousands of dollars by continuing to use a company Twitter account were plausible.

U.S. District Judge Maria-Elena James denied Noah Kravitz’s motion to dismiss claims that the former product reviewer and video blogger intentionally and negligently interfered with PhoneDog’s prospective economic advantages.

Judge James found that Kravitz had not made a sufficient case to dismiss the suit, saying...
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