Total Petrochemicals defends against misappropriation of trade secrets and breach of licensing agreements action relating to polyethylene manufacturing technology
Clients Total Petrochemicals, Inc.
Jones Day represented the defendants, Total Petrochemicals, Inc. and related entities, in action for alleged misappropriation of trade secrets and breach of licensing agreements relating to polyethylene manufacturing technology. Specifically, plaintiff alleged that it was entitled to grant-back rights under Total's double loop technology for producing polyethylene, particularly bimodel polyethylene grades useful in pipe products. The case settled successfully.
Chevron Phillips Chemical Company LP v. TotalFinaElf S.A. et al., Cause No. 2002-05019 (295th Jud. Dist., Texas)