AMD alleges former employees took trade secrets to Nvidia

05/17/2013 | Bloomberg

Advanced Micro Devices secured a court order barring former employees who took jobs at Nvidia from disclosing AMD's confidential information to their new employer and from recruiting other AMD employees to join them at Nvidia. "The circumstantial evidence presented by AMD is compelling," U.S. District Judge Timothy Hillman wrote in his order adding, "They all made copies of confidential AMD information before leaving AMD, retained that information and immediately began working at a significant competitor. AMD therefore has a reasonable likelihood of success on the merits with regard to its claims for misappropriation of trade secrets."

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