When we last wrote about IBM’s efforts to enjoin David Johnson, its former Vice President of Corporate Development, from joining Dell, Judge Stephen Robinson of the Southern District of New York had denied IBM’s second motion for preliminary injunction and the Second Circuit Court of Appeals was preparing to hold oral argument on the matter. The Court of Appeals

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Apple issued a press release today stating that the litigation between IBM and former IBM executive Mark Papermaster has been resolved and that Papermaster will commence employment with Apple on April 24, 2009. Papermaster will join Apple as its senior vice president of Devices Hardware Engineering, reporting to Apple CEO Steve Jobs. 

This development takes place 81 days after Judge Kenneth

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On November 6, 2008, Judge Kenneth Karas of the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York granted preliminary injunctive relief to IBM and ordered that a former executive, Mark Papermaster, refrain from working for Apple. 

According to IBM’s Complaint, Papermaster worked for IBM as a member of the Company’s elite Integration and Values Team, which
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