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Heraeus wins suit against exemployee over trade secrets theft

8:22 AM MDT | July 17, 2013 | Rebecca Coons

Heraeus says it has obtained a $500,000 judgment under an agreement reached in litigation with former Heraeus Materials Technology employee Tung Pham concerning alleged trade secret theft. Pham was employed as a senior scientist for the photovoltaics business unit at West Conshohocken, PA.   Shortly after Pham's resignation from Heraeus, in April 2011, Heraeus says it found evidence that Pham had taken, without permission, highly sensitive Heraeus trade secrets and altered or removed research data relating to the development of a commercially...

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