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Second Circuit Largely Affirms $18.1 Million Trade Secrets Misappropriation Verdict

Posted in Data Theft, Trade Secrets

On February 6, 2013, the federal Second Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed $15 million of a $18.1 million dollar jury verdict (onto which the trial court tacked on an additional $1.5 million in interest) in favor of a New York subway brake manufacturer on its trade secret misappropriation claim against a former licensee turned competitor.  Faively Transport USA, Inc. v.

Next Stop, District Court (again)! Second Circuit Vacates Injunction Barring Disclosure of Trade Secrets Concerning New York City Subway Brakes

Posted in Trade Secrets

Opening with a tribute to the iconic New York City subway system, complete with citations to sources as diverse as Leonard Bernstein and The Bonfire of the Vanities, the Second Circuit Court of Appeals earlier this week vacated and remanded a preliminary injunction barring a braking system manufacturer from disclosing proprietary drawings and other information to the New York City …