Basketball League Sues Ex-Employees Over Secrets

Law360, New York (May 19, 2010, 1:45 PM EDT) -- A startup basketball league has sued two former employees for allegedly stealing confidential information and trade secrets to form a rival league with a nearly identical name.

3BA International LLC filed suit Tuesday in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington, accusing former employees Kevin LuBahn and Kevin Ellis of illegally using 3BA's intellectual property to form another league called 3BA Properties LLC.

According to the complaint, LuBahn and Ellis held meetings to discuss stealing and misappropriating confidential information and developed a written...
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