Ex-Motorola Engineer Convicted Of IP Theft

Law360, Chicago (February 8, 2012, 6:03 PM EST) -- An Illinois federal judge on Wednesday found an ex-Motorola Inc. software engineer guilty of stealing the company's trade secrets, but found insufficient evidence to convict her on espionage charges that she had taken the information to benefit the Chinese military.

Following a five-day bench trial in November, U.S. District Judge Ruben Castillo delivered his verdict for Hanjuan Jin, a naturalized U.S. citizen born in China, who was stopped on her way to a February 2007 Beijing-bound flight by U.S. customs officials performing a random check at...
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