Govt. Must Unveil Expert Info In DuPont Trade Secrets Case
By Beth Winegarner
Law360, San Francisco (June 19, 2013, 6:36 PM ET) -- Federal prosecutors handling the impending trial of USA Performance Technology Inc. owner Walter Liew on charges that he shared DuPont Co. trade secrets with Chinese companies must hand over experts’ reports to the defense by July 22, a California federal judge ordered Wednesday.
U.S. District Court Magistrate Judge Nathanael Cousins overrode prosecutors' objections to the deadline in their case alleging Liew conspired to steal trade secrets from DuPont and pass them on to Pangang Group Co. Ltd., a Chinese state-owned company. The government had said it wouldn't be...