Cases & Deals

Data security company obtains dismissal of trade secret and tortious interference claims

Client(s) Data security company

Jones Day successfully defended a data security company against claims of tortious interference and violations of the Illinois Trade Secrets Act. The plaintiffs alleged that the company poached employees and used confidential information and trade secrets to sell competing products and services. Jones Day used limited discovery to demonstrate that the plaintiff’s claims had no merit. The case was dismissed with no monetary payment by the company.