Cases & Deals

Episil Technologies and Hermes-Epitek obtain dismissal of trade secret litigation

Client(s) Episil Technologies Inc. and Hermes-Epitek Corporation

Jones Day handled this international trade secret misappropriation dispute on behalf of Taiwanese semiconductor foundry Episil Technologies Inc. and equipment supplier Hermes-Epitek Corporation. Los Angeles semiconductor company International Rectifier sued Episil and Hermes-Epitek for allegedly misappropriating 52 manufacturing methods and other claimed trade secrets. Jones Day secured a dismissal of all claims against the clients.

International Rectifier v. Alex Lidow, et al., No. BC409749 (Super. Ct. Los Angeles Cty., Cal.)