Ex-CEO Stole Trade Secrets, Drug Co. Says

Law360, New York (February 23, 2011, 2:23 PM EST) -- A biopharmaceutical startup sued its former CEO in New York state court Tuesday, claiming he breached employment agreements by canceling an important development meeting with Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. and running off with research records and samples.

NaniRx Therapeutics Inc. said David I. Cohen, a former co-chair of the National Institutes of Health's HIV vaccine development committee, acted unilaterally to undermine the company's research efforts and cost it millions of dollars, according to a complaint filed in the Supreme Court of the State of New York, County...
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