The Complaint alleges that individual defendant Cockayne, as a former member of Plaintiff’s organization, developed enterprise software for commercial skydiving operators. Upon leaving Plaintiff’s organization in January 2016, defendant Cockayne was to return all software code and hardware. However, the software code was allegedly still used in violation of a “Withdrawal” agreement and provided to Pacific Northwest Skydiving Center, one of Plaintiff’s former clients.
The Complaint alleges both Federal and Oregon trade secrets violations as well as copyright infringement of the registered source code.
DropzoneMS, LLC v. Cockayne et al
Court Case Number: 3:16-cv-02348-YY
File Date: Tuesday, December 20, 2016
Plaintiff: DropzoneMS, LLC
Plaintiff Counsel: John Mansfield of MansfieldLaw
Defendant: Steven Cockayne, Natalie Rogers, David Thorpe, Pacific Northwest Skydiving Center
Cause: Federal Defend Trade Secrets Act, Oregon Uniform Trade Secrets Act, Copyright Infringement
Court: District of Oregon
Judge: Youlee Yim You