Apple sues employee who stole his confidential documents

Apple sues employee who stole his confidential documents

Technology giant Applesued a former employee of product design. The accused person, stealing company confidential documents and leaking journalists will be tried.

Former employee in the case filed in the US District Court in California Simon Lancaster A business relationship between and an anonymous journalist was mentioned. Former staff member to the company, according to Apple collecting confidential information and passing it on to the media attended to. Now the two sides will be expected to face the court.

Apple sues that employee on charges of ‘stealing trade secrets’

Lancaster worked at Apple for nearly eleven years. According to the information on the LinkedIn page MacBook Pro TouchBar, Apple Watch and iPhone worked on their devices. The man at the company, who was to evaluate materials for future hardware devices and prototype innovations, continued to steal company documents allegedly until November 1, 2019. These documents in the newspaper “From a secret source from Apple”Was published with the signature.


Lancaster has not yet made any comments on these allegations. Apple, on the other hand, continues to make harsh comments on the subject. Company spokesperson evaluated the incident with the following statements:

Tens of thousands of Apple employees work tirelessly on new products, services and features every day, hoping to delight our customers and empower them to change the world. Stealing ideas and confidential information undermines our efforts. It harms Apple and customers.

Apple is now trying to identify losses incurred as a result of the trade secrets that Lancaster stole. The company, which will announce this loss during the trial, also wants to recover all profits from document theft from Lancaster.

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