Canon Unit’s Rival Stole Workers, Trade Secrets, Suit Says

Law360, New York (March 17, 2014, 7:57 PM EDT) -- A Canon USA Inc. unit filed suit against competitor Ray Morgan Co. Inc. on Monday, telling a California federal court that the rival poached at least five account executives and paid them incentives to flip Canon customers using stolen trade secrets.

Office equipment provider and servicer Canon Solutions America Inc. says senior account executive Deborah Royston departed for RMC on Feb. 21, following four colleagues also named as defendants: Mark Hipperson, Steve Rieger, Craig Collins and Anthony Bishop. According to CSA, RMC relies on a business...
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