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Another Decision In Goldman Code Theft Case

Law360 (July 11, 2018, 12:59 PM EDT) -- On May 3, 2018, the New York Court of Appeals unanimously affirmed the conviction of Sergei Aleynikov for unlawfully using secret scientific material.[1] The Court of Appeals held that a person who uploads a copy or reproduction of a former employer’s proprietary source code to a server or other electronic storage device without authorization may be subject to criminal liability. The Court of Appeals further held that a person could act with intent to misappropriate source code even where the act of copying or reproducing the...
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