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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

Mealey's Trade Secret - DTSA Claim Dismissed For Failure To Plead 'Interstate Commerce' Element
Posted on 25 Sep 2019 by Mealeys

HONOLULU - A federal judge in Hawaii on Sept. 23 ruled that a nonprofit organization that provides hospice care to residents of Hawaii failed to sufficiently plead that its alleged trade secret "relates to a product or service used in, or intended... Read More

Mealey's Trade Secret - Husband, Wife Charged With Theft Of Trade Secrets From Children's Hospital
Posted on 19 Sep 2019 by Mealeys

CINCINNATI - A husband and wife conspired to steal confidential and trade secret information from the Nationwide Children's Hospital pertaining to the hospital's exosome and exosome isolation research and provide the information to a company that... Read More

Mealey's Trade Secret - State, Federal Trade Secret Law Claims Survive Dismissal Attempt
Posted on 18 Sep 2019 by Mealeys

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - A federal judge in Tennessee on Sept. 13 ruled that a seller of clear orthodontic aligners has sufficiently stated allegations in support of its claims for misappropriation of trade secrets in violation of state and federal law against... Read More

Mealey's Trade Secret - District Court Lacks Jurisdiction Over Claim In Trade Secret Suit, Judge Rules
Posted on 18 Sep 2019 by Mealeys

CINCINNATI - A federal judge in Ohio on Sept. 16 ruled that a freight brokerage services provider has failed to sufficiently show that a federal district court has personal jurisdiction over the provider's claims against its former employee in a trade... Read More