HP's Antitrust, IP Claims Nixed In Turbon Pact Suit

Law360, New York (March 8, 2011, 5:29 PM EST) -- A New York federal judge on Tuesday rejected Turbon International Inc.'s claims that Hewlett-Packard Co. engaged in unfair competition, false advertising and trade secrets theft after reneging on a replacement printer cartridge supply contract it awarded to Turbon.

In granting HP's motion to dismiss in part Turbon's complaint, Judge Victor Marrero of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York nixed the plaintiff's misappropriation of trade secrets, unfair competition and false advertising claims on the grounds that the suit failed to provide adequate...
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