Tube Cos. Say Trade Secret Spat Deserves Court Injunction
Law360 (April 12, 2021, 8:31 PM EDT) -- Two U.S. tube companies urged a Texas federal court to not send their dispute over tube connection trade secrets to arbitration, since their agreement with a Russian oil and gas pipe manufacturer says they can request a preliminary injunction before arbitration.
IPSCO Tubulars Inc. and Ultra Premium Services LLC sued Tubnaya Metallurgicheskaya Kompaniya — also known as PAO TMK — for allegedly using their licensing agreement to appropriate steel tube connector designs to make a competing product.
The Texas-based companies wrote in their Friday response to PAO TMK's motion to compel arbitration that the Russian company's request is "unpersuasive" due to their...
Stay ahead of the curve
In the legal profession, information is the key to success. You have to know what’s happening with clients, competitors, practice areas, and industries. Law360 provides the intelligence you need to remain an expert and beat the competition.
Access to case data within articles (numbers, filings, courts, nature of suit, and more.)
Access to attached documents such as briefs, petitions, complaints, decisions, motions, etc.
Create custom alerts for specific article and case topics and so much more!