Accenture Hit For $94.4M In Wellogix Trade Secrets Suit

Law360, New York (May 20, 2011, 5:56 PM EDT) -- A federal jury in Texas on Friday awarded software company Wellogix Inc. $94.4 million in a contract and trade secrets suit that accused consulting firm Accenture LLP of reneging on a joint marketing deal.

The jury found that Accenture had misappropriated and stolen Wellogix’s trade secrets from May 2006 onward, and said it must pay Wellogix $26.2 million in compensatory damages and $68.2 million in punitive damages.

Buffy Martines of Laminack Pirtle & Martines LLP, which represents Wellogix, told Law360 on Friday that the company's team...
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