SaaS unicorn Freshworks has asked a US court to dismiss a plea filed against it by rival Zoho Corporation, a Chennai-based SaaS company. In March, Zoho filed a case against Freshworks at the California Northern District Court under the Defense of Trade Secrets Act, accusing it of accessing and using confidential customer data. Now, Freshworks has said that Zoho’s plea lacked “specificity and particularity” in its allegations.
According to the case filed by Zoho Corp earlier this year, files of which were accessed by Inc42, the company accused Freshworks of building its business through theft and misuse of Zoho’s confidential business information.
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