Pfizer Sues Ex-Marketing Director Over Trade Secret Theft

Law360, Philadelphia (February 28, 2017, 5:46 PM EST) -- Pfizer Inc. on Tuesday accused a former global marketing director who voluntarily resigned in January of misappropriating the company’s trade secrets, asking a Pennsylvania federal judge for an emergency restraining order to protect the information.

The company said that Aimee De Blasis Amman sent at least 42 emails containing confidential information to her personal account and copied 600 files to a USB drive before her departure.

“Amman’s refusal to inform Pfizer whether she planned to work for a competitor after her employment with Pfizer ended leads Pfizer to reasonably believe that she intends to provide Pfizer’s confidential information to a competitor,”...

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