Baker Hughes Says Scientist Took Data To Halliburton Unit

Law360, New York (August 8, 2012, 10:22 PM EDT) -- Baker Hughes Inc. on Wednesday launched a suit in Texas state court alleging that a high-level scientist violated his employment agreement when he stole sensitive technical data before leaving the oilfield services giant to work for a subsidiary of Halliburton Co.

According to the suit, Jun Tian, formerly a senior development engineer with Baker Hughes who invented several products for which the company holds patents, quit in July to work for direct competitor Multi-Chem Group LLC, taking copies of all of his files with him....
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