Justices Won't Hear Chinese Trade Secrets ITC Case

Law360, New York (January 9, 2017, 3:13 PM EST) -- The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday said it will not tackle a case that saw the U.S. International Trade Commission sanction a Chinese company for stealing trade secrets, a penalty that the Chinese government warned was a dangerous extension of the trade agency’s jurisdiction.

The justices denied a petition for certiorari from Sino Legend Chemical Co. Ltd., which was hit with an import ban after the ITC ruled that the company poached an employee from an American chemical company in Shanghai to steal the company's proprietary...
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