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2nd Ex-GSK Scientist Pleads Guilty In Chinese IP Theft Case

Law360 (September 14, 2018, 8:24 PM EDT) -- A former GlaxoSmithKline PLC scientist pled guilty in Pennsylvania federal court to charges that he conspired to steal information about a cancer drug the company was developing as he worked with two colleagues to launch his own pharmaceutical business in China, the U.S. Department of Justice announced Friday.

Tao Li pleaded guilty to conspiracy to steal trade secrets just a few weeks after one of his co-defendants, Yu Xue, copped to a similar plea. The scientists swiped a substantial number of internal documents which they intended...
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