Ex-Shire Employees Seek To Duck Trade Secrets Complaint

Law360, New York (December 5, 2017, 6:39 PM EST) -- Ultragenyx Pharmaceutical Inc. and three of its recent hires pushed a Massachusetts federal court Monday to toss or send elsewhere a lawsuit in which competitor Shire Pharmaceuticals LLC accuses them of breaching employment agreements and stealing confidential customer information.

Ultragenyx along with Effendi Ortiz-Toro, Emmett Duchateau and Alison Vandenbussche filed a motion to dismiss or transfer Shire’s lawsuit, which claims they violated employment agreements with Shire stipulating noncompetition and confidentiality and took advantage of a private list of Shire’s most fruitful prescribers of drugs to treat...
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Shire Pharmaceuticals LLC v. Ortiz-Toro et al


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1:17-cv-12259

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Massachusetts

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Patti B. Saris

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November 15, 2017

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