Netgear Ducks Claims in Ruckus' Trade Secrets Suit

Law360, San Francisco (May 22, 2013, 7:15 PM EDT) -- A California federal judge Wednesday tossed claims that Netgear Inc. breached a technology-license agreement with Ruckus Wireless Inc. and shared the company's trade secrets with a rival, agreeing with Netgear's argument that those claims, which Ruckus added to its patent infringement suit in March, belong in state court. 

Netgear argued that Ruckus' breach-of-contract and trade-secrets claims should be brought under California laws, and therefore belong in state, not federal, court. In addition, Ruckus did not seek the court's permission to bring state-law claims in its federal action, making...
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