Emerald Textiles LLC, a San Diego-based provider of linens for the health care and hospitality industries, was awarded more than $1.5 million in attorney fees in a trade-secrets case.
Angelica Textile Services Inc. of Alpharetta, Ga., filed a trade-secret misappropriation lawsuit against Emerald in August 2010 in California state court.
A jury rejected Angelica's claims in May and Emerald sought awards of litigation costs and attorney fees. The court awarded $1.58 million in attorneys' fees, according to the case docket. Emerald was represented by San Francisco's Cooley LLP.
The case is Angelica Textile Services Inc., v. Park, 37- 2010-00097967-CI-BT-CTL, Superior Court of California, County of San Diego (San Diego).