trade secrets

Couple Convicted of Stealing Hybrid Car Trade Secrets from GM

A former General Motors engineer and her husband were found guilty on Friday of conspiring to steal hybrid technology trade secrets for possible use by Chinese carmaker Chery Automobile. Shanshan Du and her husband, Yu Qin, will be sentenced in February.

Huawei Wins U.S. Injunction Against Motorola

Chinese telecom-equipment maker Huawei has won a preliminary U.S. court injunction barring Motorola, a Huawei vendor, from transferring confidential information to Nokia Siemens Networks as part of the sale of Motorola's network-equipment business to Nokia Siemens.

Legal Briefing: English Muffins' Nooks Hold Trade Secrets

The nooks and crannies of Thomas's English Muffins are so special only seven people know all three of the trade secrets involved in making them. And for now, one of those seven, Chris Botticella, has been told by the courts that he can't go work for rival Hostess.