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FIRST NATIONAL BULLION, LLC v. LUNA CONSULTING CORPORATION and RICK SANTOS
SOUTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA (SAN DIEGO)
This case seems to involve a lead generation company that allegedly misappropriated extensive information of the Plaintiff. The lesson in this case is a reiteration of the old concept “need to know”. When dealing with a contractor never provide more information than is absolutely essential for that contractor to do its job. If you have to provide valuable information to a contractor seriously consider doing the job in-house.
The Plaintiff is an independent previous metals broker. The Defendant is a leads generation and sales support company which provided services to the Plaintiff. The Plaintiff alleges that Luna acquired extensive trade secrets and confidential and proprietary information relating to its customers and accounts and then launched a competing website using that information to generate a business for itself and competitors of the Plaintiff.
First National Bullion, LLC alleges breach of contract, misappropriation of trade secrets, copyright infringement, intentional interference with prospective economic advantage, and unfair competition. The prayer for relief requests actual damages plus interest, exemplary damages, statutory damages, injunctive relief, attorneys’ fees and costs, and other relief that may be warranted. Traverse Internet Law Cross-Reference Number 1482.