Microsoft Wins Restraining Order In Trade-Secrets Lawsuit Against Google

Law360 (July 28, 2005, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Microsoft Corp. has won a restraining order in the company's trade-secrets lawsuit against a former employee who left for Google, Inc., as the two technology heavyweights duke it out in a battle for the online search market.

The temporary restraining order was issued by King County Superior Court Judge Steven Gonzalez against Kai-Fu Lee, enjoining him from working on any projects that overlap his efforts at Microsoft.

Microsoft sued Lee and Google this month when Google hired Lee to head up its new China operations. Lee...
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