KV Trade Secrets Suit Against Spanish Co. Tossed

Law360, New York (September 29, 2010, 4:38 PM EDT) -- A magistrate judge has chucked KV Pharmaceutical Co.’s case accusing Spanish drug outfit J. Uriach & Cia. SA of misappropriating KV's trade secrets after an agreement to collaborate on an antifungal cream fell apart, finding that KV did not have personal jurisdiction to bring the suit in Missouri.

Magistrate Judge Thomas Mummert III of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri on Tuesday granted Uriach’s bid to dismiss the suit without prejudice, indicating that besides one meeting held in the state and the...
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