Suit Alleges Vonage Stole Rival's Customer List

Law360, New York (August 24, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- The company entrusted with liquidating recently defunct Internet phone provider SunRocket Corp. sued competitor Vonage Holdings Corp. on Wednesday, alleging Vonage stole SunRocket's trade secrets in the form of a customer list.

The dispute arose out of confidential acquisition talks held between SunRocket and Vonage after the former went out of business in July. Vonage allegedly used the opportunity to acquire a list of SunRocket's customers and then market its products to them.

SunRocket entered into an agreement with consulting firm Sherwood Partners LLC to sell...
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