RRK Holding Co. v. Sears, Roebuck & Co., No. 04-CV-3944, Verdict (N.D. Ill. Nov. 19, 2007)
A family-owned Wisconsin company that makes power tools recently won a $21.5 million verdict against Sears, Roebuck and Co. after the jury found the national retailer guilty of stealing the design for the popular Craftsman all-in-one cutting tool. Plaintiff RRK Holding Co., formerly known … Continue Reading
New lawsuit filed in Utah accuses a former research scientist employed by a nutritional supplement company of stealing trade secrets, customers, and employees when forming a rival vegan supplement company.
Systemic Formulas, Inc. claims that its former research director, Daeyoon Kim, is using Systemic’s trade secrets and proprietary information as the basis for its formula in the rival vegan supplement … Continue Reading
A recent California Court of Appeal decision reaffirmed what those who practice trade secret law already knew, but do not always focus upon, in trade secret litigation –the purported trade secret cannot qualify for protection under California’s trade secret statute unless there is a showing that the information has a demonstrated economic value from not being known to third parties … Continue Reading