DePuy Synthes sues ex-employee over breach of contract: 3 things to know

Written by Mackenzie Garrity | December 21, 2017 | Print  |

DePuy Synthes filed a complaint against a former employee who allegedly went on to solicit former customers with new employer Zimmer Biomet, the Penn Record reports.

Here are three things to know:


1. The complaint alleges DePuy Synthes former sales consultant who resigned in October is now soliciting his previous customers for Zimmer Biomet.


2. DePuy Synthes argues the former employee is “armed with the extensive body of confidential and trade secret information entrusted to him,” while employed with the company.


3. The former employee is being accused of violating the confidentiality, nonsolicitation and noncompetition agreement signed in 2009.


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