Motorola Engineer Stole Secrets For Chinese Rival: Feds

Law360, Chicago (November 7, 2011, 4:24 PM EST) -- An ex-Motorola Inc. software engineer charged with trade secrets theft and economic espionage led a "double life" while she plotted to steal the company's cellular technology for a Chinese competitor looking to work with that nation's military, a prosecutor told an Illinois federal judge Monday.

At opening statements at the bench trial for Hanjuan Jin, prosecutor Christopher Stetler told U.S. District Judge Ruben Castillo that the former Motorola engineer "took advantage" of the trust she built up over her nine years of employment to steal the...
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