MIAMI — An information-technology company operating in Miami-Dade County is suing a former employee, claiming he violated a confidentiality agreement and non-competition covenant.
IDMWORKS LLC sued former employee Gaurov Pophaly on Feb. 22 in U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida Miami Division, claiming Pophaly breached a contract by allegedly stealing confidential information and forming a business relationship with a competitor.
The plaintiff claims that it has suffered and will suffer irreparable damages due to the actions of the defendant, which allegedly included providing confidential information to a competitor.
The plaintiff seeks the following: an order of temporary and permanent injunction against the employee and a requirement that he immediately return any confidential information in his possession; compensation for damage; pre-judgment interest; attorneys' fees; costs; and any other relief that the court may deem appropriate. IDMWORKS is represented by Lorenz Michel Pruss and David A. Rothstein of Dimond Kaplan & Rothstein, P.A. in Miami.
U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida Miami Division Case number 1:16-cv-20627