trade secrets

  1. cageymaru

    Second Apple Hardware Engineer Charged with Stealing Trade Secrets for China

    An Apple hardware engineer working in the top secret "Project Titan" autonomous vehicle division has been arrested for stealing trade secrets. A fellow Apple employee witnessed Jizhong Chen taking unauthorized pictures of the vehicle. He also neglected to tell Apple that he had been hired by an...
  2. cageymaru

    Department of Justice Charges Huawei and Its Executives with 23 Crimes

    A 10-count indictment was unsealed today that charged Huawei Device Co., Ltd and Huawei Device Co. USA with theft of trade secrets conspiracy, attempted theft of trade secrets, seven counts of wire fraud, and one count of obstruction of justice. The indictment details Huawei's efforts to steal...
  3. cageymaru

    The U.S. Justice Department Charges Chinese and Taiwanese Firms with IP Theft

    The U.S. Justice Department has charged three Taiwanese nationals and United MIcroelectronics Corp (UMC) in addition to Chinese state-owned Fujian Jinhua Integrated Circuit Co. with stealing intellectual property from the U.S. largest memory maker, Micron Technology Inc. Attorney General Jeff...
  4. cageymaru

    Qualcomm Accuses Apple of Stealing Trade Secrets for Rival Intel

    Qualcomm has accused Apple of stealing "vast swaths" of trade secrets to assist Qualcomm's rival Intel in fixing engineering flaws and to increase the performance of Intel's lower quality modem chipsets used in the iPhone. Qualcomm wants to amend its original allegations in its lawsuit to...
  5. cageymaru

    Chinese Engineer Steals Technology from American Firm to Smuggle to China

    A jury in California has awarded Lumiled $66 million in damages for industrial espionage committed by one of their former employees. Chinese citizen Gangyi Chen was working for Lumileds in San Jose, CA when he was recruited for a job back in mainland China. After accepting employment from...
  6. cageymaru

    Apple Hardware Engineer Charged With Stealing Trade Secrets

    An Apple autonomous car engineer has been charged with stealing trade secrets from the Cupertino, CA company after he was detained while boarding a plane to China. Xiaolang Zhang claimed that he was severing ties with Apple to work for Chinese autonomous car startup XMotors, but purchased a...
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    Chinese Wind Turbine Company Convicted of Stealing Trade Secrets

    ASMC of Massachusetts won their court case against a Chinese wind turbine manufacturer in January and was awarded nearly $60 million in restitution payments. Sinovel Wind Group was convicted of conspiracy, theft of trade secrets and wire fraud by a federal jury for conspiring with former AMSC...