Dana Can't Prove Trade Secrets Theft, Judge Rules

Law360, New York (August 20, 2013, 6:13 PM ET) -- A Michigan federal judge on Monday nixed Dana Ltd.'s lawsuit alleging that a rival auto parts company and three former employees engaged in unfair competition and stole trade secrets, finding that although Dana’s concerns about the misuse of confidential information were justified, the company failed to provide enough evidence.

Dana sued American Axle and Manufacturing Holdings Inc. in May 2010, alleging that employees who left its Kalamazoo-based facility in April 2010 and began working for American Axle had downloaded numerous files from the company prior to...
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Case Information

Case Title

Dana Limited v. American Axle and Manufacturing Holdings, Inc. et al

Case Number

1:10-cv-00450

Court

Michigan Western

Nature of Suit

Other Statutory Actions

Judge

Robert Holmes Bell

Date Filed

May 11, 2010

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