Mixed Martial Arts Trade Secrets Row Headed For Another Round

Law360, New York (August 10, 2012, 6:23 PM EDT) -- An Indiana appeals court on Friday remanded the North American Boxing Council's suit alleging HDNet LLC stole its idea for a mixed martial arts broadcast series, saying a lower court misinterpreted the state's trade secrets laws when it granted summary judgment to the council.

The NABC launched the suit in 2008, alleging HDNet — owned by billionaire Mark Cuban — stole its protected commercial idea by creating HDNet Fights, a new channel that would promote and broadcast mixed martial arts by using confidential and proprietary information...
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