STR Wins $8M In Damages In Polymer Secrets Suit

Law360, New York (February 15, 2011, 8:27 PM EST) -- A Massachusetts judge has awarded $8.22 million to Specialized Technology Resources Inc. in a trade secrets suit that accused JPS Elastomerics Corp. and a former STR executive of stealing a process for making protective sheeting for solar cells.

In a decision unsealed Thursday, Judge Constance Sweeney of the Hampshire Superior Court adopted STR's damages estimate, awarding the company $1,075,556 for the profits JPS had made from the secrets; punitive damages of $2,151,112; attorneys’ fees of $3,902,595; and costs of $1,108,731; all subject to prejudgment interest at...
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