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Contessa Suing Thai outfits over stolen trade secrets/Contessa klagt gegen Thailandische gesellschaften wegen gestohlener handelsgeheimnisse/Contessa poursuit des societes thailandaises en justice pour vol de secrets de fabrication/Contessa denuncia a companias tailandesas de robarle secretos comerciales.

Contessa Premium Foods, Los Angeles, California, a producer of frozen seafood and other products, has accused several companies affiliated with Thai Union Frozen Products of conspiring with Bryan Rosenberg and Brenden Beck, two former Contessa employees, to steal Contessa trade secrets and use them against Contessa.

An amended complaint in a suit already filed against the employees charges that the Thai companies, collectively referred to as the Chicken of the Sea Entities, "aided, abetted and conspired" with Rosenberg and Beck to engage in unfair business practices and unfair competition with Contessa, helped the former Contessa employees defraud the company, and conspired with them to interfere with and injure current and prospective relationships with customers.

Named in the amended complaint were Thai Union International, Inc., Tri-Union Seafoods LLC (doing business as Chicken of the Sea International), Empress International, Ltd., Empress International of California, Ltd., Empress International, Ltd., (d/b/a Chicken of the Sea Frozen Foods), Chicken of the Sea Frozen Foods, Tri-Union Frozen Foods, LLC, and Diversified Food Products, LLC (collectively referred to as the "Chicken of the Sea Entities") and all affiliated with Thai Union Frozen Products Public Company, Ltd., which has reported annual sales of over $1 billion.

CONTESSA KLAGT GEGEN THAILANDISCHE GESELLSCHAFTEN WEGEN GESTOHLENER HANDELSGEHEIMNISSE

Contessa Premium Foods, Los Angeles, Kalifornien, USA, Hersteller von Fisch-, Meeresfrucht- und anderen Produkten, hat mehrere Unternehmen, die zur Thai Union Frozen Products gehoren beschuldigt, in Zusammenarbeit mit den beiden fruheren Contessa-Mitarbeitern Bryan Rosenberg und Brenden Beck, Firmengeheimnisse gestohlen und gegen Contessa verwandt zu haben.

In einer abgeanderten Klageschrift einer bereits anhangigen Klage gegen die beiden Angestellten heisst es, dass die thailandischen Unternehmen, kollektiv bezeichnet als ,the Chicken of the Sea Entities" ,in konspirativer Absicht mit Hilfe und Unterstutzung" von Rosenberg und Beck unfaire Geschaftspraktiken in einem unfairen Wettbewerb gegen Contessa verwendet haben. Sie werden beschuldigt, mit Unterstutzung der beiden fruheren Angestellten deren ehemaligen Arbeitnehmer betrogen und in konspirativer Absicht Einfluss auf Geschaftsbeziehungen zu aktuellen und zukunftigen Kunden genommen zu haben und sie negativ beeintrachtigt zu haben.

In der Klageschrift genannt werden Thai Union International, Inc., Tri-Union Seafoods LLC (bekannt unter dem Namen Chicken of the Sea International), Empress International, Ltd., Empress International of California, Ltd., Empress International, Ltd., (d/b/a Chicken of the Sea Frozen Foods), Chicken of the Sea Frozen Foods, TriUnion Frozen Foods, LLC, and Diversified Food Products, LLC (kollektiv bezeichnet als ,,the Chicken of Sea Entities") und alle weiteren Unternehmen, die zur Thai Union Frozen Products Company, Ltd. gehoren, die pro Jahr uber eine Milliarde Dollar umsetzt.

CONTESSA POURSUIT DES SOCIETES THAILANDAISES EN JUSTICE POUR VOL DE SECRETS DE FABRICATION

Contessa Premium Foods, Los Angeles, Californie, Etats-Unis, un producteur de fruits de mer surgeles, a accuse plusieurs societes affiliees au syndicat thailandais des aliments surgeles de conspirer avec Bryan Rosenberg et Brenden Beck, deux anciens employes de Contessa, d'avoir vole les secrets de fabrication de Contessa et de les utiliser contre la societe.

Une plainte corrigee lors d'un proces deja intente contre les employes stipule que les societes Thailandaises qui sont designees collectivement en tant que << Chicken of the Sea Entities, >> ont aide, encourage et conspire >> avec Rosenberg et Beck afin de s'engager dans des pratiques deloyales et une concurrence injuste avec Contessa, ont aide les anciens employes de Contessa a frauder la societe et ont conspire avec eux afin d'affecter les relations actuelles et futures avec les clients et de leur nuire.

Les societes suivantes furent nommees dans la plainte corrigee :Thai Union International, Inc., Tri-Union Seafoods LLC (qui travaille sous le nom Chicken of the Sea International), Empress International, Ltd., Empress International of California, Ltd., Empress International, Ltd., (d/b/a Chicken of the Sea Frozen Foods), Chicken of the Sea Frozen Foods, Tri-Union Frozen Foods, LLC, et Diversified Food Products, LLC (designees collectivement en tant que << Chicken of the Sea Entities >>). Toutes ces societes sont affiliees a la Thai Union Frozen Products Public Company, Ltd., qui a rendu compre de ventes annuelles superieures a 1 milliard de dollars.

CONTESSA DENUNCIA A COMPANIAS TAILANDESAS DE ROBARLE SECRETOS COMERCIALES

Contessa Premium Foods, Los Angeles, California, USA, productor de pescado y otros productos congelados, ha acusado a varias companias afiliadas a Thai Union Frozen Products de conspirar con Bryan Rosenberg y Brenden Beck, dos antiguos empleados de Contessa, para robarle secretos industriales y usarlos contra ella.

En una acusacion modificada de una denuncia ya interpuesta contra los empleados se dice que las companias tailandesas, de forma colectiva referidas como Chicken of the Sea Entities, "ayudaron y apoyaron a Rosenberg y Beck en sus conspiraciones" y practicas comerciales deshonestas en competencia desleal con Contessa, asistieron a los antiguos empleados de Contessa a cometer fraude contra la compania, y conspiraron con ellos para interferir y danar sus relaciones actuales y futuras con clientes.

Fueron nombrados en la acusacion modificada Thai Union International, Inc., Tri-Union Seafoods LLC (haciendo negocios como Chicken of the Sea International), Empress international, Ltd., Empress International of California, Ltd., Empress International, Ltd., (d/b/a Chicken of the Sea Frozen Foods), Chicken of the Sea Frozen Foods, Tri-Union Frozen Foods, LLC, and Diversified Food Proucts, LLC (colectivamente referida como "Chicken of the Sea Entities") y todos los afiliados a Thai Union Frozen Products Public Company, Ltd., quien declara unas rentas anuales supenores a $1000 millones.
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