Toy Designer Hits Cepia With Trade Secrets Suit

Law360, New York (March 14, 2011, 8:23 PM EDT) -- A toy inventor sued Cepia LLC in California federal court Thursday, alleging it developed a line of toys from trade secrets he gave to two Hong Kong companies he had contracted with to develop prototypes of a robotic hamster.

Mateo, Calif.-based toy designer Jason G. Heller filed suit in U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California, alleging the companies he hired to make prototypes of his robotic hamster toy — A-Tech Product Engineering Co. and Ying Leung International Ltd. — leaked trade secrets to...
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