Judge Won't Bar Former GPC Exec From Working At Wi-Lan

Law360, New York (November 14, 2011, 8:52 PM EST) -- A New York federal judge on Monday denied General Patent Corp.’s injunction request barring a former executive from working at Wi-Lan Inc. in a contract suit claiming Wi-Lan fraudulently feigned interest in acquiring GPC in order to steal trade secrets and the executive.

U.S. District Judge John F. Keenan did not immediately provide an explanation for his decision. He said he would issue an opinion within the next four weeks.

Patent-licensing company GPC sued Wi-Lan on Sept. 21, accusing it of fraud in connection with the...
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