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IBM Says Exec's Microsoft Move Flouted Noncompete

Law360 (February 13, 2018, 7:57 PM EST) -- IBM accused an outgoing top executive Monday of violating a yearlong noncompete agreement when she accepted a job as Microsoft’s chief diversity officer, prompting a New York federal judge to temporarily block her from starting her new job at least until a hearing is held.

Just hours after International Business Machines Corp. filed suit, U.S. District Judge Vincent Briccetti issued a temporary restraining order blocking outgoing IBM chief diversity officer Lindsay-Rae McIntyre from immediately starting a similar job at Microsoft. The order also directed McIntyre to...
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