Submitted by -Mezzo- 1037d ago | news

Steve Jobs allegedly threatened to hit Palm with a patent suit if it hired any Apple employees

BGR - Late Apple (AAPL) CEO Steve Jobs was known for being insanely competitive, but this takes things to a whole new level. Reuters reports that documents unearthed in a civil suit against Apple, Google (GOOG) and Intel (INTC) show that Jobs once allegedly “threatened to file a patent lawsuit against Palm if that company’s chief executive didn’t agree to refrain from poaching Apple employees.” (Apple, Industry, Palm, Steve Jobs)

-Mezzo-  +   1038d ago
Seems like he was a really aggressive Businessmen.
Lord_Sloth  +   1036d ago
You can't patent people.
thebudgetgamer  +   1036d ago
True, but you can have a no compete clause.
KingPin  +   1036d ago
Its apple we talking about.

give em time, you'll end up paying them royalty for using your name.

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