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Capabilities

In Brief: A Digest of Trade Secret Business Information Protection Projects

 
Client Results
  • Counsel for Heico Corp. in obtaining summary judgments dismissing patent infringement and trade secret claims in a case involving jet engine parts in litigation with United Technologies Corp;
  • Represented a company based in Washington, D.C., in a lawsuit filed against a local university over the unconstitutional "taking" of its trade secrets. The jury found in favor of client and awarded $12 million in damages;
  • Defended a telecommunications company and its principals in a lawsuit brought by a Singapore telecommunications company alleging breach of contract and theft of trade secrets. Obtained a dismissal of all claims without payment of any money to the plaintiff.
  • Defended a California-based startup company against patent infringement and misappropriation of trade secret claims relating to CMOS power amplifier used in cell phones. After a two-week trial, the jury found in favor of client on 35 of the 36 submitted claims and awarded no damages. The judge entered a take-nothing judgment on the merits in favor of client.
  • Defended Garmin International Inc. in a trade secret misappropriation claim. Damages and fees awarded to Garmin for improvidently granted restraining order;
  • Obtained favorable arbitration award for global energy producer on theft of trade secret count in patent infringement and trade secret lawsuit brought in U.S. District Court, Northern District of Oklahoma, relating to oil exploration technology;
  • Assisted Florida counsel in obtaining summary judgments dismissing patent infringement and trade secret claims in a case involving jet engine parts;
  • Obtained dismissal of a trade secret misappropriation claim for lack of standing brought against a national manufacturer of aluminum cans;
  • Represented large St. Louis-based packaging equipment manufacturer to enforce noncompete agreements and prevent dissemination of trade secrets by former employees.