Can An Expert Witness Opine On Someone’s State of Mind? District Judge Makes a Decision on the Testimony of an Oil Industry Expert in a Trade Secret Case

An oil company (MAR) recently brought suit against several defendants, including another energy company, for trade secret misappropriation in violation of the Ohio Uniform Trade Secrets Act (TSA). MAR alleged that defendants improperly used its confidential and proprietary information, including seismic data, to lease land and to drill in Northwest Ohio for oil and natural … Continued


Oil Industry Trade Secret Misappropriation: What Can the Petroleum Expert Witness Say?

An oil company (MAR) recently brought suit against several defendants, including another energy company, for trade secret misappropriation in violation of the Ohio Uniform Trade Secrets Act (TSA). The plaintiff alleged that defendants improperly used its confidential and proprietary information, including seismic data, to lease land and to drill in Northwest Ohio for oil and … Continued