OfficeMax Sues Over Sales Manager's Jump To Rival

Law360, New York (January 24, 2011, 3:01 PM EST) -- OfficeMax Inc. has sued a former sales manager and his new employer, saying the manager broke a trades secrets and noncompete agreement when he resigned with no warning and started working for W.B. Mason Co.

OfficeMax said that William H. Ramsey had acquired valuable confidential information over his 14 years of employment with OfficeMax and its predecessors, including the relationships with longtime customers that have been courted by W.B. Mason, according to the company's complaint, filed Friday in the U.S. District Court for the District of...
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