Sick Says Fake Noncompete Sank $5.8M USPS Deal

Law360, New York (July 18, 2011, 2:00 PM EDT) -- Sick Inc. on Friday filed a $5.8 million suit in Minnesota alleging rival 21st Century Software Inc. torpedoed a software maintenance contract with the U.S. Postal Service by falsely claiming a noncompete agreement prevented its employees from working with the plaintiff.

Sick won a $5.8 million contract to maintain flat sequencing system software for the USPS in June, on the condition that certain 21st Century employees who had previously contracted with Northrop Grumman Corp. to develop the software agreed to work with Sick, according to the...
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Case Title

Sick, Inc. v. 21st Century Software, Inc.


Case Number

0:11-cv-01936

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Minnesota

Nature of Suit

Contract: Other

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John R. Tunheim

Date Filed

July 15, 2011

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