Accenture Sues Software Co. For Infringement

Law360, New York (December 18, 2007, 12:00 AM EST) -- Consulting and outsourcing company Accenture Global Services GmBh has filed suit against Guidewire Software Inc., claiming patent infringement and misappropriation of trade secrets relating to its insurance claims management software.

In a complaint filed Tuesday in the U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware, the Swiss company claimed Guidewire had somehow gained access to its confidential trade secrets and used the information to develop insurance claims management technology that directly competes with Accenture’s.

“Accenture’s claims management technology and consulting services enable insurance companies to optimize...
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