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Law360: Viacom Nears Win Barring Netflix From Poaching Executives

December 09, 2020

A California judge has signaled he will likely grant Viacom its request to stop Netflix’s employee poaching practices for executives locked into fixed-term contracts, Law360 reported. The decision echoed a similar triumph for Twentieth Century Fox Film Corp. against the media giant.

O’Melveny partner Daniel Petrocelli is pursuing two other employee-poaching suits against Netflix, one on behalf of Fox and the other on behalf of Activision Blizzard. The publication noted Fox has already secured an injunction against Netflix.

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