From complaints, some of which have been dismissed or settled, detailing the alleged theft or misappropriation of trade secrets since 2009.
A grading method measuring the “eye appeal” of collectible coins, allegedly stolen from a private collector by three professional coin-grading companies.
A baking process that makes a crunchy layer on top of a creamy layer in reheated refrigerated food, allegedly stolen from Reser’s Fine Foods by Bob Evans Farms.
The concept for the “Zen den” at Starwood Hotels, allegedly stolen by Hilton Hotels.
The idea for a drumming stunt called the Tommy Lee Loop Coaster, allegedly stolen from Stages ’N’ Motion by Mötley Crüe.
The concept for Bratz dolls, allegedly stolen from Mattel by MGA.
Bratz-doll price lists, marketing plans, and product attributes, allegedly stolen from MGA by Mattel.
Strategies for employee training and retention at Hooters, allegedly stolen by Twin Peaks Restaurants.
“Trade dress” at Twin Peaks Restaurants, including low-cut plaid tops and short shorts, allegedly stolen by Grand Tetons LLC.