Fox Sues Netflix For 'Brazen' Poaching Of Execs

Law360, New York (September 16, 2016, 10:01 PM EDT) -- Fox sued Netflix in Los Angeles County Superior Court on Friday, claiming the entertainment streaming company encouraged two of its top executives to break their contracts, and said the action was necessary “to hold Netflix liable for its wrongful conduct.”

Twentieth Century Fox Film Corp.'s complaint, for unfair competition and inducing breach of contract, seeks unspecified damages and a permanent injunction enjoining Netflix from interfering with any of Fox’s fixed-term employment agreements. Fox 21 Television Studios is also a named plaintiff to the suit.

“Netflix is engaged in a brazen campaign to unlawfully target, recruit and poach valuable Fox executives by...

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