SAN MATEO, Calif. – April 2, 2008 – Updating its press release from March 31, 2008, SuccessFactors, Inc. (NASDAQ: SFSF) today announced that the United States District Court for the Northern District of California has issued its order granting in part SuccessFactors' motions for preliminary injunction and expedited discovery in SuccessFactors' lawsuit against Softscape, Inc. for false advertising, computer fraud and abuse, trademark infringement, and related claims arising out of the anonymous distribution of a false and misleading presentation about SuccessFactors that was admittedly created by Softscape.
The Court’s order issued today is available at http://www.successfactors.com/docs/PI_order.pdf.
The preliminary injunction prohibits Softscape from (1) disseminating the presentation to the public or affirming its purported truth or accuracy; (2) disseminating or affirming the truth of various statements in the presentation; (3) representing or implying that someone other than Softscape authored statements in the presentation about SuccessFactors when those statements were authored by Softscape; (4) using SuccessFactors' trade name, trademark or logo beyond that amount reasonably necessary to identify SuccessFactors or its products or services; (5) accessing any computer system owned or operated by SuccessFactors and subject to restrictions on access without SuccessFactors' express written authorization; and (6) disclosing or communicating any information received from such a restricted computer system. The Court also ordered that Softscape deliver a copy of the preliminary injunction to its officers, employees and agents.
A copy of the preliminary injunction is available here, and SuccessFactors' reply brief and supporting declarations are available here. For more information, please see SuccessFactors’ press releases dated March 12, March 13, March 14 and March 31, 2008.
About SuccessFactors, Inc.
SuccessFactors is the leading provider of on-demand employee performance and talent management solutions that enable organizations of every size, across every industry and geography, to achieve high-performing workforces by enabling goal alignment and execution, talent development and planning, and pay-for-performance initiatives. SuccessFactors currently has more than 1,750 customers across over 60 industries, with more than 3 million end users in over 156 countries using the application in 22 languages. Founded in 2001 with offices around the world, the company employs more than 700 people, all passionately focused on revolutionizing the future of work. For more information, visit http://www.successfactors.com.
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