Ex-Motorola Engineer Knew Tech Theft Was Wrong: US

Law360, Chicago (November 15, 2011, 8:23 PM EST) -- Federal prosecutors argued Tuesday that an ex-Motorola Inc. software engineer charged in Illinois federal court with trade secrets theft and economic espionage knowingly stole proprietary documents from the company and intended to use them to benefit a Chinese competitor and that country's military.

At closing arguments in the bench trial of Hanjuan Jin, government attorney Sharon Fairley told U.S. District Judge Ruben Castillo that Jin's unauthorized taking of documents about Motorola's cellular technology was "no accident or mistake," and that Jin had lied to Motorola and...
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Case Information

Case Title

USA v. Jin

Case Number



Illinois Northern

Nature of Suit

Date Filed

March 2, 2008


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