MBI Wants $4M Verdict Upheld In Trade Secrets Row

Law360, Houston (April 1, 2013, 8:08 PM EDT) -- A modular building manufacturer on Friday urged a Texas appeals court to uphold a $4.4 million verdict against its former lawyer and an executive who allegedly violated their employment agreements by stealing customers and confidential information in order to build a competing company.

MBI Global LLC, which makes blast-resistant building systems for industrial, military and commercial use, told the Fourteenth District Court of Appeals that a jury correctly found that former MBI President Milo Nickel, who also served as the company’s lawyer, and Vice President Thomas...
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