Chinese Co. Ripped Off Resin Trade Secrets, ITC Judge Says

Law360, New York (June 18, 2013, 1:42 PM EDT) -- A U.S. International Trade Commission judge on Monday issued a preliminary ruling that said a Chinese company had stolen a New York company's secret recipe for rubber resins then imported the copycat material into the U.S.

Administrative Law Judge Robert K. Rogers Jr. ruled in favor of accusations from Schenectady, N.Y.-based chemical maker SI Group Inc., which claimed last year that Sino Legend (Zhangjiagang) Chemical Co. Ltd. poached an employee from its Shanghai outpost to steal the company's proprietary method for making tackifier, a solution that...
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