Palantir Can't Shake I2 Espionage Claims

Law360, New York (October 4, 2010, 4:33 PM EDT) -- A federal judge has denied Palantir Technologies Inc.’s bid to escape an industrial espionage suit brought by rival intelligence software maker i2 Inc., allowing trade secrets theft and breach of licensing agreement claims to move ahead.

On Friday, Judge Liam O’Grady of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia faulted defendants Palantir and SRS Enterprises LLC for seeking dismissal without acknowledging the substance of the complaint, which details a multiyear scheme to co-opt i2’s software and develop competing products for the intelligence, defense...
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