Ruling Handed Down on Kai Fu Lee Case
Bloomberg reports that the judge ruled today that Dr. Kai-Fu Lee, the subject of a bitter court battle between Google and Microsoft, can recruit for Google in China without violating his non-compete agreement though he cannot perform other tasks at the new facility, including setting budgets or working on research and development projects.
Update: Both Google Blog and Microsoft have weighed in to claim this ruling as a victory. The tale of the two headlines (guess which is from whom):
Judge clears way for Dr. Lee
The Court found that Dr. Lee “misled Microsoft” and misused confidential information.