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Oakwood Lab'y, LLC v. Thanoo

In its own words, the Third Circuit used this opinion "to clarify the requirements for pleading a trade secret misappropriation claim under the Defend Trade Secrets Act." Two pharmaceutical companies engaged in discussions to work together. One company walked away from the deal but hired away the other's chief scientist.…

Oakwood Lab’y, LLC v. Thanoo
3rd Circuit

In its own words, the Third Circuit used this opinion “to clarify the requirements for pleading a trade secret misappropriation claim under the Defend Trade Secrets Act.” Two pharmaceutical companies engaged in discussions to work together. One company walked away from the deal but hired away the other’s chief scientist. And after having no prior… Continue reading Oakwood Lab’y, LLC v. Thanoo

Advanced Fluid Systems, Inc. v. Huber
3rd Circuit

In this trade secrets litigation, the 3rd Circuit was called on to interpret Pennsylvania’s Trade Secrets Act. At issue was whether a particular party had a sufficient interest in the trade secret to maintain an action for misappropriation. The 3rd Circuit adopted the reasoning of the 4th Circuit in DTM Research LLC v. AT&T Corp.,… Continue reading Advanced Fluid Systems, Inc. v. Huber