Allergan Can't Dodge Trade Secrets Suit, NJ Judge Rules

Law360, New York (December 12, 2012, 3:51 PM EST) -- A New Jersey state judge declined to toss a suit accusing Allergan USA Inc. of misappropriating a health care marketing contractor's trade secrets involving a proprietary technology portal, in tackling an issue of first impression for the newly enacted New Jersey Trade Secrets Act.

Judge Harry G. Carroll on Dec. 7 rejected Allergan's argument that the bulk of the common law claims in plaintiff SCS Healthcare Marketing LLC’s suit was preempted by the new state law that took effect in January. SCS' suit alleges Allergan revealed its...
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