Defense Attys Pull Back Curtain On $80M Trade Secrets Win

Law360, New York (February 27, 2014, 7:36 PM EST) -- The evidence may have seemed damning at first. But counsel defending fragrance maker Mane USA Inc. and a former executive against an $80 million trade secrets claim figured out how to use it to their advantage, overcoming Givaudan Fragrances Corp. in one of the biggest cases of its kind in New Jersey history.

Attorneys with McCarter & English LLP, which represents James Krivda, and Stites & Harbison PLLC and Litchfield Cavo LLP, which represent Mane, told Law360 they were able to break down the industry and...
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Case Title

GIVAUDAN FRAGRANCES CORPORATION v. KRIVDA


Case Number

2:08-cv-04409

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New Jersey

Nature of Suit

Contract: Other

Judge

Peter G. Sheridan

Date Filed

September 3, 2008

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