Mealey's Trade Secret - Parties Debate Necessity Of Sanctions Against Attorney In Trade Secret Suit

SAN FRANCISCO - A federal judge in California should deny a request made by defendants in trade secret misappropriation lawsuit to issue sanctions against plaintiff's counsel for sending allegedly threatening communications because the attorney who sent the letters did not commit any violations of ethical rules as the defendants allege, the plaintiff claims in an Aug. 30 opposition brief filed in California federal court (Citcon USA LLC v. RiverPay Inc., et al., No. 18-2585, N.D. Calif.).
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