AFP Goes After Ex-VP In Trade Secrets Suit

Law360, Wilmington (September 15, 2011, 3:54 PM EDT) -- AFP Advanced Food Products LLC sued a former company vice president in Delaware state court on Thursday for allegedly violating an employment pact by pilfering trade secrets to start a consulting firm that advises the packaged food company's customers.

William T. Dillon III, AFP’s ex-vice president of sales, emailed a trove of sales and customer data to his personal email account in the weeks before he left the company in August, according to the complaint.

Shortly after Dillon left, his new consulting firm — Trey Management...
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