TRO Granted In Energy Company's Trade Secrets Case

Law360, New York (November 26, 2007, 12:00 AM EST) -- A judge has agreed to issue a temporary restraining order against an oil and gas equipment company accused of misappropriating trade secrets of rival company CDI Energy Services Inc.

Judge Daniel L. Hovland of the U.S. District Court for the District of North Dakota temporarily barred West River Pumps Inc. on Tuesday from using CDI’s confidential trade secrets for any reason.

Judge Hovland also ordered West River and its three founders, who are former CDI employees, to appear at a hearing on Nov. 27 to show...
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