Custom Suit Maker Fits Competitor For Trade Secret Case

Law360, Springfield (April 17, 2017, 8:39 PM EDT) -- A Chicago custom suit maker sued a former employee on Friday, alleging the former employee stole trade secrets on his way out the door to a new job at the company’s direct competitor in Chicago. 

Daniel George Ltd., which calls itself “Chicago’s premier bespoke and custom suit maker,” filed the suit against former employee Grant McNamara, who allegedly breached his employment agreement in taking confidential information to competing suit maker ESQ Clothing Inc. The case, filed in Cook County Court, lists both McNamara and ESQ as defendants.

The suit alleges McNamara violated the non-compete clause laid out in his employment agreement,...

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