Court Rejects GM’s Bid In Trade-Secrets Case

Law360, New York (August 29, 2006, 12:00 AM EDT) -- The Connecticut Superior Court has confirmed an earlier court’s decision that added a popular engine used in cars manufactured by General Motors to a trade-secret lawsuit against the auto maker.

Judge Jon M. Alander of the Connecticut Superior Court ruled Monday that “Generation III” V-8 engines should be included in the case brought by John Evans of Evans Cooling Systems Inc. against GM.

The case stretches back to 1994, when Evans accused GM of stealing trade secrets for a ground-breaking cooling system and using the technology...
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