Equinox Gym Says Ex-Trainer Stole Chain's Trade Secrets

Law360, New York (August 5, 2013, 12:49 PM EDT) -- Equinox Holdings Inc. accused a former fitness instructor for one of its California gyms of  breaching his employment contract by setting up a rival personal training business and of using the gym chain’s trade secrets to lure customers away from his former employer, according to a suit filed Friday.

Equinox said in its complaint, filed in California Superior Court for Los Angeles County, that Yaw Owusu violated the agreement by forming PeakFit Academy and providing personal training services at a rival gym within 10 miles of...
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