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Civil Procedure Keyed to Glannon
Torrington Co. v. Yost
Citation:139 F.R.D. 91 (D.S.C. 1991)
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Yost worked for Torrington Co., a bearings manufacturer. While with Torrington, Yost signed an agreement promising not to divulge trade secrets or confidential information. Yost left Torrington and went to work for INA Bearing Company, another bearings manufacturer. Torrington sued Yost, seeking an injunction and damages arising out of alleged use of Torrington’s trade secrets. Yost moved to dismiss for failure to join INA, an indispensable party, to the lawsuit.
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