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Mealey's Trade Secret - Parties Debate Whether Summary Judgment Is Proper In Trade Secrets Suit
Posted on 18 Oct 2019 by Mealeys

SAN FRANCISCO - A federal district court should grant a summary judgment motion filed by defendants in a trade secret misappropriation lawsuit filed by a technology company against its former employees and rival because the company's brief in opposition... Read More

Mealey's Trade Secret - DTSA Claim Dismissed As Time-Barred Under 3-Year Statute Of Limitations
Posted on 18 Oct 2019 by Mealeys

CLEVELAND - Dismissal of a claim for violation of the Defend Trade Secrets Act (DTSA) claim is warranted because plaintiffs in a trade secret misappropriation and trade dress infringement lawsuit failed to bring their claim within the three-year statute... Read More

Mealey's Trade Secret - Peptide Manufacturer Hits Former Employee, Competitor With Trade Secret Suit
Posted on 17 Oct 2019 by Mealeys

LOS ANGELES - A manufacturer of peptides and peptide-related molecules sued a former employee and a direct competitor in California federal court on Oct. 14, alleging that the defendants misappropriated the company's trade secrets for its proprietary... Read More

Mealey's Trade Secret - Jury Awards Produce Technology Company $31M In Trade Secret, Patent Dispute
Posted on 16 Oct 2019 by Mealeys

WILMINGTON, Del. - A federal jury in Delaware on Oct. 11 found defendants in a trade secret misappropriation and patent infringement lawsuit liable for trade secret misappropriation and patent infringement and awarded a company that specializes in development... Read More

Mealey's Trade Secret - Third-Party Complaint Claims Trimmed In Trademark, Trade Secret Dispute
Posted on 12 Oct 2019 by Mealeys

MIAMI - In an Oct. 9 order, a federal judge in Florida partially granted a motion to dismiss in part filed by counterdefendants in a trademark infringement lawsuit, ruling, in particular, that counterplaintiffs in the action have failed to sufficiently... Read More

Mealey's Trade Secret - Personal Jurisdiction Sufficiently Shown In Trade Secrets Dispute
Posted on 12 Oct 2019 by Mealeys

CINCINNATI - A federal judge in Ohio on Oct. 8 ruled that a medical device maker has sufficiently shown that personal jurisdiction exists over its claims in a trade secret misappropriation lawsuit against former business associates based in China under... Read More

Mealey's Trade Secret - Court Found To Lack Jurisdiction Over Claims In Sears' Trade Secrets Suit
Posted on 11 Oct 2019 by Mealeys

CHICAGO - Dismissal of all claims in a trade secret misappropriation lawsuit brought by appliance retailer Sears Authorized Hometown Stores LLC against its competitor is necessary because Sears failed to show that a federal district court has subject... Read More

Mealey's Trade Secret - Summary Judgment Motions Granted In Trade Secret Misappropriation Suit
Posted on 9 Oct 2019 by Mealeys

CHICAGO - A consulting firm has failed to show that a genuine issue of material fact exists allowing its breach of contract, unjust enrichment and trade secret misappropriation claims to proceed against its former business partner, a federal judge in... Read More

Mealey's Trade Secret - High Court Declines Review Of Terminating Sanctions Order In Trade Secret Suit
Posted on 7 Oct 2019 by Mealeys

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Supreme Court on Oct. 7 declined to review a Ninth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals ruling upholding the issuance of a punitive sua sponte terminating sanctions order (TSO) in a trade secret misappropriation lawsuit (Loop AI Labs... Read More

Mealey's Trade Secret - Fracking Companies Allege Trade Secret Misappropriation And Patent Infringement
Posted on 3 Oct 2019 by Mealeys

MIDLAND, Texas - Two hydraulic fracturing services companies on Sept. 30 sued a competitor that provides similar fracking services, contending that it is liable for patent infringement and misappropriation of trade secrets (Coil Chem LLC, et al. v. Durachem... Read More

Mealey's Trade Secret - Panel Overturns Dismissal Of Some Claims In Trade Secret Misappropriation Suit
Posted on 3 Oct 2019 by Mealeys

NEW YORK - A Second Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals panel on Oct. 2 said a federal judge erred in ruling that a company failed to sufficiently plead that confidential and proprietary information that a former employee of its exclusive distributor allegedly... Read More

Mealey's Trade Secret - Trade Secret Dispute Over Alleged Contract Breach Remanded To State Court
Posted on 3 Oct 2019 by Mealeys

MIAMI - A federal judge in Florida on Oct. 2 ruled that remand of a breach of contract and misappropriation lawsuit to state court is necessary because the defendant in the action failed to show that the amount in controversy exceeds the statutory requirement... Read More

Mealey's Trade Secret - Insurer Fends Off Motion To Dismiss State, Federal Trade Secret Law Claims
Posted on 1 Oct 2019 by Mealeys

CHICAGO - A federal judge in Illinois on Sept. 30 ruled that an insurer has sufficiently alleged that Boeing Co. and its subsidiary used the insurer's confidential and proprietary trade secret information in violation of state and federal trade secret... Read More

Mealey's Trade Secret - State, Federal Trade Secret Law Claims Survive Summary Judgment Bid
Posted on 26 Sep 2019 by Mealeys

BALTIMORE - A federal judge in Maryland on Sept. 20 ruled that summary judgment on state and federal trade secret law claims in an employment dispute is not warranted because the defendant conceded that one of two trade secrets she is alleged to have... Read More

Mealey's Trade Secret - Tech Company's Claims In Trade Secrets Dispute With Rival Survive Dismissal Bid
Posted on 26 Sep 2019 by Mealeys

SALT LAKE CITY - A federal judge in Utah on Sept. 24 ruled that dismissal of a technology company's state and federal trade secret law claims is not warranted because the company has sufficiently shown that those claims are not time-barred by the... Read More