Court Revives Vehicle Simulator Trade Secret Suit

Law360, New York (June 1, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- An appellate court has revived a trade secret and copyright suit filed by Oceaneering International Inc. against rival marine software developer GRI Simulations Inc. over software used in remotely operated vehicle simulators, vacating a lower court's summary judgment ruling in favor of GRI.

A three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit ruled Thursday that material facts remained as to all counts in the suit. The court remanded the case to the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Louisiana for...
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