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Crate & Barrel, CEO Stole Trade Secrets, Restoration Says


30 Jan 2017
Reprinted with permission.

In this Law360 article, “Crate & Barrel, CEO Stole Trade Secrets, Restoration Says”, Wesley Overson and Nathan Sabri are mentioned regarding Restoration Hardware Inc. accusing two former executives, now with competitor Crate & Barrel Inc, of stealing trade secrets and violating confidentiality agreements.

“The Marin County, California-based luxury home furnishings brand is accusing Crate & Barrel and its CEO, Douglas Diemoz, and manager in the food and beverage area, Kimberly Ahlheim, of unlawfully taking its proprietary information and violating contractual obligations to the brand in efforts to revitalize the housewares retail chain.”

“Rather than invent its own growth strategy, Crate effectively sought to steal a page from the successful RH playbook,” the suit alleges.”

Restoration Hardware is represented by Wesley Overson, partner who has a trial-oriented practice that focuses on intellectual property and other commercial litigation involving complex issues and Nathan Sabri, partner who focuses his practice on intellectual property litigation, and has experience litigating in federal court and state court, as well as managing global strategy in cases spanning multiple jurisdictions.



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