Fed. Circ. Asked To Move Navy Contract Fight To Fed. Court

Law360, Washington (June 6, 2013, 4:32 PM EDT) -- Shipbuilder United States Marine Inc. asked a Federal Circuit panel Thursday to send its suit alleging the U.S. Navy disclosed its trade secrets to competitors back to a Louisiana federal court, claiming the Fifth Circuit erred when it said the trial court lacked jurisdiction.

According to USMI counsel Leonard Egan, its spat with the government is a tort claims case that belongs in federal court rather than a contracts case falling under the U.S. Court of Federal Claims' jurisdiction, as the company was neither a federal...
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