4th Circ. OKs Former TPI Executive Joining Rival

Law360, New York (November 5, 2008, 12:00 AM EST) -- An appeals court has affirmed a lower court's decision to allow a former Technology Partners Inc. employee to go work for a rival, saying the court did not err in finding that the software company wouldn't likely succeed on a claim of trade secrets misappropriation.

A three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit said a district court did not abuse its discretion when it refused to issue a preliminary injunction to stop a former TPI employee, Brian Hart, from working for...
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