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Tag Archives: trade secrets

Md. high court lets stand judge’s slash of $20M award to $1 (access required)

A judge’s slashing of a $20 million jury verdict to $1 will stand after Maryland’s top court on Monday declined without comment to hear a Baltimore defense company’s argument that Beretta U.S.A. Corp. should be held fully liable for having ...

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Judge overturns $20 million verdict in lawsuit against Beretta (access required)

A Baltimore County judge reduced a $20 million jury verdict to $1 Tuesday after determining that the plaintiff, a local aerospace manufacturing company, had failed to prove damages against Beretta USA for breaching a nondisclosure agreement. Adcor Defense Inc. brought ...

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Smyth Jewelers seeks injunction as former employees’ business prepares launch (access required)

The owners of Smyth Jewelers are seeking an injunction against their former chief operating officer as part of a lawsuit alleging he violated his employment agreement by launching a competing business and taking Smyth’s trade secrets. Lawyers for Smyth asked ...

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Maryland Live sues MGM Resorts over top-tier customer list (access required)

Maryland Live Casino has filed a federal lawsuit against rival MGM Resorts International, alleging several MGM employees who previously worked at Maryland Live poached the casino’s trade secrets — namely, lists with names of at least 3,000 high-rolling customers — ...

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New law brings trade-secrets litigation to federal courts (access required)

Civil liability for misappropriation of trade secrets, traditionally governed by state law, became a federal cause of action earlier this month, but the ultimate effect of the new law on litigation remains unclear. The Defend Trade Secrets Act of 2016 ...

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