KV Slaps Uriach With Trade Secrets, Contract Suit

Law360, New York (October 14, 2009, 7:29 PM EDT) -- KV Pharmaceutical Co. has accused Spanish drug outfit J. Uriach & CIA SA of holding on to KV trade secrets after an agreement to collaborate on an anti-fungal cream was terminated, then using the confidential information to launch its own version of the product.

St. Louis-based KV filed suit Tuesday in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri, asserting claims of breach of contract and misappropriation of trade secrets and seeking injunctive relief.

In 1993, the two companies entered into an agreement for...
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