AT&T Ducks $35M Trade Secrets Suit Over Smartphone Tech

Law360, New York (April 22, 2013, 11:20 PM EDT) -- AT&T Mobility LLC on Monday dodged a $35 million suit by smartphone technology firm Omnicomm Corp. accusing the wireless communications giant of disclosing trade secrets about Omnicomm's idea for cellphone interfacing technology and allegedly violating a nondisclosure agreement between them.

U.S. District Judge Amy Totenberg sided with AT&T to rule that it had shown enough proof that information about this technology was publicly available prior to the nondisclosure agreement. In December, Judge Totenberg granted AT&T’s bid to dismiss Omnicomm’s complaint, but she allowed Omnicomm to amend...
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