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Hansen Medical Wins $36M In Trade Secrets Case

Law360 (April 22, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A California state court jury has awarded Hansen Medical Inc. more than $36 million in its suit accusing Luna Innovations Inc. of misappropriating trade secrets it gleaned after the companies began exploring whether Luna's fiber-optic technologies could be adapted for Hansen's robotic catheter applications.

Following about a day and a half of deliberation and a trial that lasted approximately four weeks, a jury in Santa Clara County Superior Court found on Monday in favor of Hansen on its breach of contract and trade secrets claims, and...
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