By Robin Cleary

After nine years of protracted litigation, a Santa Clara jury unanimously decided that Marvell Semiconductor Inc. did not misappropriate Jasmine Network Inc.’s trade secrets and did not violate a non-disclosure agreement according to published reports. The lynch pin of Jasmine’s case was the infamous voice mail heard ’round Silicon Valley—in it, a conversation among Marvell’s former

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By Robin Cleary (San Francisco)

Double-checking the locks on your car; re-opening the door on the public mail box after mailing a letter; and re-pressing the receiver button on your speakerphone after finishing a conference call—all extra precautions to preserve privacy, though not always viewed as essential by many. But in Marvell Semiconductor’s case, a little extra diligence by its former

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