Okami Sues Ex-Partner Over Long-Lasting Sushi Secrets

Law360, New York (December 22, 2011, 1:22 PM EST) -- Prepackaged sushi producer Okami Inc. lodged a breach of contract and unfair competition suit in California on Wednesday, alleging a former licensing partner stole trade secrets in order to continue manufacturing extended shelf-life sushi after the partnership expired.

In a complaint filed in Los Angeles Superior Court, Okami claimed that Simmering Soup Inc. has been producing and selling prepackaged sushi based on Okami’s secret process that allows the sushi to last seven to nine days. Simmering Soup’s actions violate the noncompete and confidentiality provisions of an...
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