Chico's Claims Cache Swiped Design Secrets

Law360, New York (July 1, 2010, 5:13 PM EDT) -- Cache Inc. is facing allegations it hired two former employees of Chico's and its White House/Black Market division in order to pilfer trade secrets related to conceptual product design and development plans for the rival fashion retailer's 2010 seasonal lines.

The lawsuit, filed Tuesday in the New York Supreme Court, claims the two employees, Rabia Farhang and Christine Board, started at Cache in fall 2009 armed with “a significant volume of confidential information and trade secrets, in blatant violation of their contractual and fiduciary obligations” to...
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