Goldman IP Defendant's Atty Calls US Case Baseless

Law360, New York (December 9, 2010, 7:29 PM EST) -- A lawyer for a former Goldman Sachs Group Inc. computer programmer accused of stealing high-frequency trading system code told jurors in closing arguments Thursday that the federal government's case “doesn't fly,” reiterating arguments that the defendant merely violated a confidentiality policy.

Jurors began deliberations in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York following summations on behalf of the government and defendant Sergey Aleynikov, who has pled not guilty to charges of trade secrets theft among other allegations.

Aleynikov's lawyer Kevin H. Marino...
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