General Dynamics Unit Settles Trade Secrets Suit

Law360, New York (August 6, 2010, 4:31 PM EDT) -- General Dynamics Satcom Technologies Inc. has reached a settlement in a suit by Baird Supporting Systems Inc. claiming Satcom stole Baird's trade secrets for a support system used to anchor satellite antennas atop buildings.

Judge Jon Stuart Scoles of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Iowa closed the case Thursday, citing a settlement between Iowa-based Baird and Satcom, a unit of Virginia-based defense contractor General Dynamics Corp.

Baird filed the suit in December, claiming that Satcom has arranged for a third party create...
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