Ex-Microsoft Exec Barred From Salesforce.com Job

Law360, New York (February 28, 2011, 8:37 PM EST) -- A Washington state judge on Thursday barred a former Microsoft Corp. executive from joining cloud computing rival Salesforce.com based on a noncompete and confidentiality agreement with the computer giant.

Judge Kimberley Prochnau of the Superior Court of the State of Washington, King County, granted Microsoft’s request for a preliminary injunction against Matthew Miszewski, the company’s former general manager for worldwide government.

Previously, Judge Prochnau issued a temporary restraining order against Miszewski, who left Microsoft at the end of 2010 and was picked up by Salesforce.com on...
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