USA Power Wins $134M In Power Plant Trade Secrets Case

Law360, New York (May 22, 2012, 6:19 PM EDT) -- USA Power LLC has won $134 million in damages after a Utah jury determined that utility company PacifiCorp stole trade secrets from the developer in order to build a power plant based on its former partner's design, attorneys for the plaintiff announced Tuesday.

Following a six-week jury trial, the Utah state court jury returned a verdict against utility company PacifiCorp, which does business as Rocky Mountain Power, for allegedly breaking an agreement entered into with USA Power by using confidential information about the developer's intended power...
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