Man Gets 2 1/2 Years For Corning Trade Secrets Theft

Law360, New York (February 8, 2011, 8:09 PM EST) -- A California consultant was sentenced to 2 1/2 years in prison Tuesday for his part in stealing trade secrets related to Corning Inc.’s liquid crystal displays and passing them on to Taiwanese company PicVue Electronics Ltd.

Judge Charles J. Siragusa of the U.S. District Court for the Western District of New York also ordered Lin to pay a $1,000 fine, a spokeswoman for the U.S. Attorney’s Office, Barbara J. Burns, said Tuesday.

Picvue consultant Yeong Lin, 70, was facing up to five years in prison and...
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