Court Allows Claims In Rolls-Royce Trade Secrets Suit

Law360, New York (March 27, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A federal judge has issued a mixed ruling in three helicopter repair companies' bid to dismiss certain of Rolls-Royce Corp.'s claims in a trade secrets dispute related to its Model 250 light aircraft engine. Many of the defendants' counterclaims, including allegations of Rolls-Royce's illegal tying arrangements with distributors, remain.

U.S. District Judge Sidney A. Fitzwater issued an order Tuesday in the Northern District of Texas allowing all but one claim that defendants HEROS Inc., Hye-Tech Manufacturing LLC and Heros Kajberouni had tried to get thrown out...
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