USM Judgment Vacated: Tucker Act Forces Move of Trade Secrets Case to Court of Federal Claims
United States Marine Inc. v. United States
By Jonathan Sapp – Edited by Elise Young
The Federal Circuit affirmed the Fifth Circuit’s ruling, transferring a defense contractor’s trade secrets claim to the Court of Federal Claims. In affirming the Fifth Circuit ruling, the court determined that the plaintiff’s case was predicated on a breach of contract claim and relied on the Tucker Act, which gave the Court of Federal Claims exclusive jurisdiction.Read More...