'We feel compelled to exhaust all legal options against IGEL Technology' - Germany's Unicon takes rival to court over 'stolen trade secrets'

Unicon claims key staff, including a managing director, joined the competitor and leaked confidential company information

Kelsey Rees
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'We feel compelled to exhaust all legal options against IGEL Technology' - Germany's Unicon takes rival to court over 'stolen trade secrets'

Karlsruhe-HQ end-point management specialist Unicon has announced it is taking legal action against fellow German firm IGEL Technology over an allegation that former employees leaked company information.  News of the lawsuit first appeared in German newspaper, Süddeutsche Zeitung over the weekend. Following the report, Unicon has released its own statement. "The trust of our customers, business partners and employees is a key priority for Unicon," said its CEO Philipp Benkler. "Th...

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