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Former Samsung manager admits to leaking iPad trade secrets

September 15th, 2011

A former Samsung manager has admitted in court that he leaked information about Apple’s iPad tablet to members of an expert network and a hedge fund before the device was launched. While testifying at the insider trading trial of Primary Global Research LLC executive James Fleishman, ex-Samsung manager Suk-Joo Hwang told jurors that he had …

Google sued by eBay, PayPal for stealing trade secrets

May 27th, 2011

Google on Thursday finally took the wraps off its Google Wallet and Google Offers services, which offer an NFC-based contactless payment system married with a location-based local coupon service. On the same day, eBay and its online payment arm PayPal filed a lawsuit against Google and two of its executives for stealing trade secrets relating …

Motorola and Huawei settle all pending lawsuits

April 13th, 2011

In a joint statement issued on Tuesday, Motorola Solutions and Huawei have announced an agreement to settle all pending litigation between the two companies. Motorola filed a suit against Huawei in July 2010 alleging theft of trade secrets, and Huawei responded in January of this year with a suit alleging Motorola was illegally transferring Huawei’s …

HP sues former exec for stealing company secrets

April 7th, 2011

HP on Wednesday filed a lawsuit against Adrian Jones, the company’s former head of enterprise sales for the Asia region, to stop him from sharing hundreds of documents he allegedly stole before leaving the company and joining his current employer, Oracle. HP said it had planned to fire Jones earlier this year after having launched …

Huawei files lawsuit against Motorola, alleges misappropriation of trade secrets

January 24th, 2011

If you thought the lawsuits between OEMs were over, you’d be mistaken. Huawei Technologoies has just filed a lawsuit against Motorola claiming that the company illegally transferred Huawei’s intellectual property to another company, Nokia Siemens Networks, in the acquisition of Motorola’s wireless network business. Huawei is claiming irreperable commercial damage as Motorola has not assured Huawei that proprietary confidential information won’t …