Engineer Charged With Stealing Intel Trade Secrets

Law360, New York (November 7, 2008, 12:00 AM EST) -- A former design engineer at Intel Corp. has been charged with stealing more than $1 billion worth of trade secrets from the company after beginning work at bitter rival Advanced Micro Devices Inc.

Biswamohan Pani used his Intel-issued laptop this June, just before he left the company and while he was already on AMD's payroll, to download 13 top-secret documents, according to an indictment handed down Wednesday in the U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts.

The documents allegedly described in detail the process Intel...
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