Ex-Sara Lee Plant Boss Says He Took Company Docs

Law360, Chicago (March 7, 2012, 7:02 PM EST) -- An ex-Sara Lee Corp. plant manager facing trade secrets and contract claims testified Wednesday in Illinois federal court that he had not returned all company materials before leaving for a job at rival Tyson Foods Inc., and that some information he'd taken was marked confidential.

Vincent W. Burns II took the stand at the bench trial in the suit Sara Lee launched against him and Tyson in October after he left his position as manager of Sara Lee's plant in Kansas City, Kan., where he allegedly...
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