DePuy Hits 2 Ex-Employees With Breach Of Contract Suit

Law360, Philadelphia (September 24, 2013, 6:22 PM EDT) -- Two of Johnson & Johnson's DePuy Synthes units filed suit against two of their former sales representatives in Pennsylvania federal court on Monday, alleging that they have been actively soliciting the business of former DePuy Synthes customers on behalf of their new employer, Peerless Surgical Inc.

Synthes Inc. and DePuy Synthes Sales Inc. allege that Brandon Cain and Donald Lee Lewis, who sold trauma products for the company, were privy to company trade secrets and violated their noncompete agreements by working for the DePuy Synthes competitor...
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