Slot Machine Co. Hits Ex-Atty With $5M Trade Secrets Case
By Joshua Alston
Law360, New York (November 26, 2013, 9:37 PM ET) -- A slot machine company filed a $5 million suit Tuesday against a competitor formed by the company’s former in-house counsel, alleging he poached employees and appropriated trade secrets in violation of a nondisclosure agreement he signed upon his exit.
PTT LLC, which does business as High 5 Games, filed suit in New Jersey federal court against Gimmie Games and its founder Daniel Marks, who served as High 5’s general counsel for 12 years. According to the complaint, Marks exited High 5 in 2010 after a disagreement...