Cabela's Tells Chancery Ex-Workers' Startup Must Be Stopped

By Vince Sullivan (October 17, 2018, 8:02 PM EDT) -- Sporting goods retailer Cabela's LLC told a Delaware Chancery Court judge Wednesday that a group of former employees should be enjoined from launching a competing website in an apparent breach of employment agreements that bar use of the company's confidential information.

During a hearing in Wilmington, Cabela's attorney Matthew J. Walch of Latham & Watkins LLP told the court that four ex-workers were set to launch NexGen Outfitters LLC at the end of the month despite non-compete clauses in their employment agreements that prohibit them from competing with Cabela's for 18 months after their separation.

Walch said NexGen constitutes a multi-state,...

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