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Former Siemens employee ‘used stolen trade secrets to undercut GE gas turbine bid’

26-10-2023Liz Hockley

US government charges a former energy executive with taking part in conspiracy to use stolen trade secrets in closed bid process | Use of confidential information allegedly led Siemens to resubmit lower bid for turbine project | Bids involved General Electric, Mitsubishi, and Dominion.

Five Eyes security alliance warns of ‘unprecedented’ IP theft from Chinese spies

China18-10-2023Sarah Speight

Intelligence chiefs from FBI, MI5 and others warn that China wants to “fast-track their own technological and military capabilities and undermine others’ competitive edge” | Security protection guidance for startups and spinouts launched | Comment from CIPA.

Monster secures more than $300m in energy drinks row

10-10-2023Marisa Woutersen

Beverage giant filed a successful lawsuit alleging that its rival had perpetuated false and unsupported claims | Pharma company now faces permanent injunction as well as substantial damages.

Bird & Bird: new hire ‘instrumental’ to UPC patent offering

EU, France06-09-2023Movers & ShakersSarah Speight

Thierry Lautier brings “unique” experience to the firm’s Paris branch, as it expands its European patent litigation practice in preparation for an influx of Unified Patent Court cases.

Nokia faces trade secrets suit over ‘smart pole’ tech

15-08-2023Sarah Speight

Finnish multinational is accused of pilfering secrets after a mooted collaboration failed to materialise | Plaintiffs demand compensation after Nokia sold smart poles to an Indian telecoms company, 'to support smart city initiatives'.

Apple moves forward in trade secrets clash

14-08-2023Marisa Woutersen

Dispute with startup concerns semiconductor designs | The startup stands accused of targeted recruitment and spoiling evidence.

Boeing unit ends trade secrets clash over electric air taxis

11-08-2023Marisa Woutersen

Industry giant accused rival of poaching employees and stealing confidential data in lawsuit that cast doubt over speedy development of electric aircraft design | New deal marks turning point for innovation in electrically powered aviation.

Meta and AI software startup settle trade secrets suit

International10-08-2023Sarah Speight

Meta was previously accused of stealing source code via a former employee of tech startup | Facebook allegedly stole code for ‘groundbreaking’ AI algorithms | Parties settle with ‘confidential agreement’ ahead of jury trial.

Coca-Cola fails to remove law firm from trade secrets suit

19-07-2023Muireann Bolger

Case highlights “conflict that is more likely to occur as law firms get bigger” | Multinational compared to “a seasoned vaudeville actor” that was reasonably informed | Disqualification of counsel “extraordinary remedy” that should be used sparingly.

Former US acting attorney general joins Cravath

19-07-2023Movers & ShakersMarisa Woutersen

New hire has 30 years of public and private sector experience | Washington, DC litigator will be ‘invaluable to our clients navigating business-critical enforcement and litigation matters’.

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