MSFT, Google Settle Dr. Lee Suit

This is all I got, and email from Google PR: As you know, a trial date had been set for Jan. 9 in the litigation between Google, Dr. Kai-Fu Lee and Microsoft regarding a one-year non-compete period. The parties have settled and have the following statements: "Microsoft, Dr. Lee…

This is all I got, and email from Google PR:

As you know, a trial date had been set for Jan. 9 in the litigation between

Google, Dr. Kai-Fu Lee and Microsoft regarding a one-year non-compete

period. The parties have settled and have the following statements:

“Microsoft, Dr. Lee and Google have reached an agreement that settles their

pending litigation. The Parties have entered into a private agreement that

resolves all issues to their mutual satisfaction. The terms of the

agreement are confidential and all parties have agreed to make no other

statements to the media regarding it. We are pleased with the terms of the

settlement agreement.”

– David Drummond, Google vice president corporate development and general

counsel

“I am pleased with the terms of the settlement agreement.”

– Dr. Kai-Fu Lee, president, engineering, product and public affairs, Google

China

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