Wal-Mart Ordered To Pay $12M For Lifting Trade Secrets

Law360, Los Angeles (April 21, 2017, 7:29 PM EDT) -- An Arkansas jury on Friday awarded digital agency Cuker Interactive LLC more than $12 million in trade secret damages from Wal-Mart Stores Inc. after it lodged counterclaims against the big-box retailer in a dispute arising from a contract for website development.

The case stems from a January 2014 contract where Wal-Mart agreed to pay Cuker around $577,000 to build a responsive e-commerce website for its Asda Stores Ltd., a brick-and-motor retailer in the United Kingdom that also has online shopping services.

The relationship soured in the months that followed, and Wal-Mart sued for breach of contract. Then Cuker filed counterclaims alleging...

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