Accenture Urges High Court To Nix $44.4M Welligox Verdict

Law360, New York (March 10, 2014, 2:07 PM EDT) -- Accenture LLP has asked the U.S. Supreme Court to review a Fifth Circuit decision upholding a $44.4 million verdict against the consulting company for allegedly stealing software maker Wellogix Inc.'s trade secrets, saying the case relied on flawed testimony.

The Irish consulting firm argued to the high court in its Feb. 28 petition for cert that Wellogix’s suit hinged entirely on a software expert, whose testimony it said was “as inadmissible as it was decisive.” Last May, the Fifth Circuit upheld the damages award, affirming the...
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