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Counterclaims Based On Trade Secret Misappropriation Claim Dismissed By Judge

Mealey's (February 12, 2018, 2:17 PM EST) -- WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — Dismissal of several counterclaims in a breach of contract lawsuit is necessary because several of the counterclaims are preempted by Florida’s misappropriation of trade secrets statute, a federal judge in Florida ruled Feb. 7 in granting in part and denying in part a plaintiff’s motion to dismiss (Philip Pelfrey, et al. v. Kevin Mahaffy, et al., No. 17-80920, S.D. Fla., 2018 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 211114).

(Order available.  Document #06-180226-053R.)

Philip Pelfrey and his company, P3 Technologies LLC, sued Exquadrum Inc., Kevin...
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