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Showdown While Staring into the Abyss

Friday, November 14th, 2008

I guess we will all get a little bit of legal education on this one… Papermaster also claims that the agreement is invalid because it’s meant to apply to work performed in New York State. Papermaster was employed at IBM facilities in Texas and is moving to a California-based company. “Both states hold that such [...]

IBM v Apple in the Law-o-Sphere

Saturday, November 8th, 2008

It looks like the “non-compete” is not enforceable myth is being played out. SAN FRANCISCO, Nov 5 (Reuters) – A U.S. District Court judge in New York ordered a newly hired Apple Inc . executive to stop work immediately because he might be violating an agreement with his former employer, IBM I have been following [...]

IBM v Apple – The Ironic Twist

Friday, November 7th, 2008

I can’t help it, I get caught up in these kinds of stories. I guess it’s because I have wasted so much money on bad legal advice over the years and have been forced into a “Do it yourself lawyer” many times. Ok, by now most people have heard of Mr. Mark Papermaster, the ex-IBM’r [...]

IBM and SignPosts…

Monday, April 21st, 2008

I typically have to literally run over a signpost before I actually see it however; with all this talk of IBM trying out the Mac lately and their constant unloading of Leveno I am just wondering if these might be signposts.

Verizon Was Country When Country Wasn’t Cool

Thursday, March 20th, 2008

Ignore that Android buzz, put down that iPhone: Verizon says it’s opened the network The iPhone looks cool and Android sounds cool, however Verizon has been doing “Phone” for a really long time and they seem to be making all the right moves lately.

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