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 Motion for Preliminary Injunction following a June 22, 2009 preliminary injunction hearing, and IBM had filed an interlocutory appeal. On June 24, 2009, IBM filed

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In the wake of its ultimately successful efforts to obtain an injunction against former executive Mark Papermaster following Papermaster’s move to Apple, IBM recently sought to enjoin David Johnson from joining Dell. Johnson, who was IBM’s Vice President of Corporate Development, recently joined Dell as its Senior Vice President of Strategy.  After conducting a preliminary injunction hearing, Judge Stephen Robinson of

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EqualLogic, Inc. v. Shea, (N.H. Superior Court, Hillsborough County).

In an unusual reversal, a Nashua, New Hampshire judge admitted recently that she had erred in granting a preliminary injunction barring a former executive for computer data storage company EqualLogic from working for a competitor. 

EqualLogic was acquired by computer giant Dell for approximately $1.4 billion shortly before area vice

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