Caterpillar Logistics Services (UK) Ltd v de Crean [2012]

Posted In: Case Law
  • Case Reference
    EWCA Civ 156
  • Legal Body
    England and Wales Court of Appeal (EWCA)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
Issues covered: Confidentiality agreement; injunctive relief

This case involved an appeal against a refusal to grant an injunction that sought to prevent a former employee from misusing confidential information. The defendant employee had been the Logistics Centre Manager for the applicant and worked on a significant customer service agreement for an automotive parts firm who used the applicant for its distribution. The defendant applied, and was offered, a job with the customer. Following the defendant‟s resignation, the applicant initiated proceedings seeking to restrain breach of confidential information and trade secrets and

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This article is correct at 24/02/2012
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