Attorney(s) appearing for the Case
Garrett R. Tucker, Jr., Delmar L. Sroufe, Houston, Tex., Marcus B. Finnegan, Washington, D. C., George B. Finnegan, Jr., New York City, Edward S. Irons, Washington, D. C. (Irons, Birch, Swindler & McKie, Washington, D. C., Morgan, Finnegan, Durham & Pine, New York City, Baker, Boots, Shepherd & Coates, Houston, Tex., of counsel), for appellant.
Jack W. Hayden, Houston, Tex., Walter D. Ames, Michael J. Quillinan, White Plains, N. Y., Ralph H. Hudson, Washington, D. C. (Cameron, Kerkam & Sutton, Washington, D. C., Hayden & Pravel, Houston, Tex., of counsel), for appellee.
Before RIVES and BROWN, Circuit Judges, and GROOMS, District Judge.
United States Court of Appeals Fifth Circuit.
GROOMS, District Judge.
This is an interlocutory appeal under 28 U.S.C.A. § 1292(b).
Plaintiff-appellee filed suit against the defendant-appellant for infringement of four patents relating to quick-cooking rice. The complaint was amended by the addition of a "Second Cause of Action", claiming the misappropriation of trade secrets through the agency of Lawrence Lynn. Lynn was an employee of appellee and thereafter became an employee of appellant. He was...
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