Veeva Systems Sues Rivals Over Noncompetes In California

Law360, New York (July 18, 2017, 5:16 PM EDT) -- Cloud computing company Veeva Systems sued a trio of competitors in California state court Monday, seeking to invalidate the restrictive covenants they’ve used to block Veeva from poaching their workers and saying the agreements are anti-competitive and illegal under state law.

Veeva slammed Medidata Solutions Inc., QuintilesIMS Inc. and Sparta Systems Inc. for asserting these agreements while at the same time trying to woo Veeva’s workers, whom it does not bind with noncompete agreements. The company argued that the conduct is “unfair to Veeva and other competitors who play by the rules.”

“Defendants do not share Veeva’s commitment to fair competition,”...

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