Compuware Claims IBM Stole Trade Secrets To Destroy Company

Law360, New York (February 17, 2005, 12:00 AM EST) -- Attorneys for Compuware told a jury that IBM stole its trade secrets as part of a plan to wipe out the software maker, as the trial phase got underway in the closely watched trade-secrets and copyright infringement lawsuit.

“This case is really simple,” Fenwick & West’s Daniel Johnson Jr., who represents Compuware, told the jury in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan during opening statements. “This is about the theft of technology worth millions and millions of dollars. This is about IBM,...
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