Saturday, April 19, 2014
Search
  
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
HTC Hired Ex-Samsung Marketing Officer
Xbox One Wolrdwide Sales Cross 5 million
Samsung Works With GLOBALFOUNDRIES On 14 nm FinFET Offering
Facebook To Find Nearby Friends
Console Sales Lift AMD's First Quarter Results
LG Expands 'Second Screen' TV Ecosystem With Open-Source SDK
Amazon Announces Kindle Service For Samsung Devices
Nokia Halts Sales Of Lumia 2520 Tablet
Active Discussions
help questions structure DVDR
Made video, won't play back easily
Questions durability monitor LCD
Questions fungus CD/DVD Media, Some expert engineer in optical media can help me?
CD, DVD and Blu-ray burning for Android in development
IBM supercharges Power servers with graphics chips
Werner Vogels: four cloud computing trends for 2014
Video editing software.
 Home > News > Graphics Cards > AMD Sue...
Last 7 Days News : SU MO TU WE TH FR SA All News

Wednesday, January 16, 2013
AMD Sues Former Managers Over Trade Secret Handing


AMD believes that a former vice-president and three managers handed trade secrets to Nvidia, after they joined the rival firm.

AMD is taking four former employees to court, one former vice-president and three former managers from the firm's Boxborough plant, who left the company to go and work for rival Nvidia last year.

In a suit, filed on Monday in the U.S. District of Massachusetts, AMD accuses former vice-president Robert Feldstein, along with managers Manoo Desai, Nicolas Kociuk and Richard Hagen, of taking more than 100,000 confidential documents and trade secrets with them before the four left the company. The documents included information related to AMD technology and contracts with large and enterprise customers, according to the suit.

The court also sanctioned a temporary restraining order against the four former employees, ordering the preservation of any copies of AMD materials they may have.

AMD said it had "uncovered evidence" that the four had "transferred to external storage devices trade secret files and information in the days prior to their leaving AMD to work for Nvidia."

AMD claims the four were in breach of their contracts, trade secret laws and unfair competition laws, and violated the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act.


Previous
Next
ASUS Releases The PCE-AC66 and USB-AC53 802.11ac Adapters        All News        LG To Sell More Windows Phones in 2013
AMD Catalyst 13.1 Drivers Released     Graphics Cards News      ASUS Releases Limited Edition ROG ARES II Graphics Card

Get RSS feed Easy Print E-Mail this Message

Related News
Console Sales Lift AMD's First Quarter Results
AMD Demonstrates Next-Gen x86 APU Running Fedora Linux
AMD Introduces New Socketed AMD Sempron and AMD Athlon APUs
AMD Launches The Radeon R9 295X2 Graphics Card
AMD Launches New FirePro W9100 Graphics Card
AMD Teases With New "Secret" Briefcase
AMD Amends Wafer Supply Agreement With GLOBALFOUNDRIES
AMD To Release New FirePro W9100 Graphics Card Soon
Nvidia Announces 12GB Titan Z Graphics Card, Next-generation GPU Pascal GPU
AMD And Nvidia Strike New Game Partnerships
AMD Gaming Evolved Expands with New Partnerships
Nvidia Brings Maxwell To New Energy-efficient Mobile GPUs

Most Popular News
 
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2014 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .