In a tandem order, U.S. District Judge Edward Davila in San Jose, Calif., on Friday granted eBay's motion to dismiss a parallel lawsuit brought by the state of California.
Representatives for eBay and the California attorney general's office could not immediately be reached for comment.
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The suit, and similar legal issues involving other technology companies, highlight the intense competition for talent in Silicon Valley.
A "handshake" agreement between eBay and Intuit came into place in 2006 and involved executives including then-eBay chief executive Meg Whitman and Intuit founder Scott Cook, according to court documents. At the time, Cook was serving on eBay's board and complained about eBay poaching Intuit employees.