Skadden Faces Sanctions Bid In Trade Secret Row

Law360, New York (June 7, 2016, 11:49 AM EDT) -- Three former Summer Infant executives accused of stealing the company's intellectual property urged a Rhode Island federal judge Monday to sanction Summer Infant and its counsel, including Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom LLP, over their alleged "scorched earth litigation tactics."

Former President and CEO Carol E. Bramson and fellow executives Annamaria Dooley and Kenneth N. Price accused Summer Infant Inc. and its counsel of failing to disclose the existence of an insurance policy that could cover their defense costs to further its "take-no-prisoners" approach to the suit.

"Summer has brandished its enormous legal fees in this case and defendants' own...

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