The Weather Channel Can't Duck Trade Secret Claims
By David McAfee
Law360, Los Angeles (July 12, 2013, 7:21 PM ET) -- A New Jersey federal judge on Friday refused to dismiss claims for misappropriation of trade secrets Events Media Network Inc. filed against The Weather Channel Interactive Inc., saying EMNI alleged sufficient facts to state the misappropriation claims under the Georgia Trade Secrets Act.
U.S. District Judge Robert B. Kugler on Friday found that EMNI was able to sufficiently show it placed clear and well-defined limits on the dissemination of a database of information that it licensed to TWCi. EMNI claims TWCi exceeded those limits by using...