EMC Takes Defection, Trade Secret Fight To Pure Storage

Law360, New York (November 7, 2013, 3:25 PM EST) -- Data storage heavyweight EMC Corp. on Monday expanded its legal onslaught over the mass exodus of employees to rival Pure Storage Inc., accusing Pure Storage in Massachusetts federal court of stealing trade secrets and inducing ex-workers to violate contracts with their former employer.

EMC, which had already filed suit against six former employees who jumped ship to Pure Storage in recent months, has now targeted its thriving competitor directly, saying Pure Storage used ill-gotten confidential information to interfere with EMC's relationships with major clients and to...
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