Magic Leap's Stolen Secrets Claims Too Broad, Judge Finds

Law360, San Jose (June 9, 2017, 6:06 PM EDT) -- A California federal magistrate judge told Google-backed Magic Leap on Friday it needs to be more precise in describing the trade secrets it alleges a former executive stole, saying the virtual reality startup has only described broad technological concepts that would take "a mountain of discovery” to defend against.

The judge’s comments came after the defendants’ attorney, Lucy Goodnough of ComputerLaw Group LLP, argued that Magic Leap has alleged overly broad trade secrets against Adrian Kaehler, former Magic Leap vice president of special projects, and that's made it hard to prepare a defense. Goodnough argued that Magic Leap has to identify...

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