Google has sued Microsoft in retaliation for the lawsuit issued against it by the software giant earlier this week.
Microsoft’s original action attempts to prevent Google from poaching its employee Kai Fu-Lee to open a new R&D center in China. The lawsuit alleges that by accepting a position with a direct competitor Lee can apply insider knowledge about Microsoft’s trade secrets, intellectual property and strategies. Microsoft also claims that Lee, a former Apple employee, signed a ‘noncompete’ agreement in 2000 preventing him from defecting.
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