Private Detective Accuses Ford Of Defamation In Versata Case
Law360, New York (October 13, 2015, 4:17 PM EDT) -- Private detective and television personality Bo Dietl told a federal judge Friday that his investigative company has been slandered by Ford Motor Corp. in the automaker's ongoing patent and trade secrets case with Texas-based Versata Software Inc.
Dietl, founder of Beau Dietl & Associates and a frequent cable news commentator, claims Ford in court documents falsely accused his investigators of harassing Ford employees and third-party witnesses while working for Versata.
In a motion filed in Michigan federal court, the former New York City police detective asked the court to hold a hearing and expunge the record of these "scurrilous and defamatory...
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