Lawrence Steckman Successfully Defends Tech Company in $15 Million Action

  • CONGRATULATIONS to Eaton partner Lawrence Steckman, who recently represented a technology company in an action filed in Utah district court seeking more than $15 million in damages for alleged misrepresentations as to ownership of technology related to diabetes treatment in company public filings. Plaintiffs sought declaratory relief and damages under theories of conversion, unjust enrichment, interference with potential economic relations, breach of fiduciary duty, negligent misrepresentation, misappropriation of trade secrets, patent infringement and intentional misrepresentation. The court dismissed the complaint for failure to state a claim.