Texas Justices Take Up Scope Of Trade Secrets Protection

Law360, Houston (April 19, 2013, 8:08 PM EDT) -- The Texas Supreme Court on Friday agreed to consider the extent to which Continental Tire the Americas LLC must disclose trade secrets in litigation stemming from a fatal car accident allegedly caused by a defective tire the company manufactured.

The high court will hear oral arguments on CTA’s petition for writ of mandamus, in which the tire company claims a Houston trial court is forcing it to broadly reveal proprietary business information that goes far beyond the scope of a lawsuit brought by relatives of Juan...
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