Zimmer Accuses Stryker Of Plot To Poach Employees

Law360, New York (January 30, 2014, 6:02 PM EST) -- Medical technology company Zimmer Inc. on Wednesday accused a former employee and competing company Stryker Corp. of orchestrating a scheme to poach Zimmer employees and steal trade secrets, according to a suit filed in Indiana federal court.  

The lawsuit alleged that former Zimmer sales representative Cody Stovall breached his employment contract by leaving the company and conspired with Stryker to steal Zimmer’s customer relationships.

Under the alleged agreement, Stovall would recruit the top sales representatives from Zimmer by offering a guaranteed six-figure salary plus a...
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