Michigan Appellate Panel Sends Trade Secrets Suit Back To Trial Court

(April 20, 2017, 4:01 PM EDT) -- DETROIT — A Michigan appellate panel on April 18 substantially reversed and vacated a trial court’s summary disposition ruling in a trade secrets lawsuit, holding that the trial court erred in finding that a company’s unfair competition claim was preempted by Michigan’s uniform trade secrets statute (Planet Bingo LLC, et al. v. VKGS LLC, No. 328896, Mich. App., 2017 Mich. App. LEXIS 615).

(Opinion available.  Document #06-170424-054Z.)

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