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Bayer sues former employee for allegedly sharing pesticide trade secrets with competitor

A former scientist at Bayer CropScience shared confidential information with his new employer, which was used to develop commercial biopesticide products, according to a claim filed by the agricultural company.

In a lawsuit filed at the US District Court for the Eastern District of Texas on Monday, May 6, Bayer alleged that a fired employee had taken its trade secrets …. for agricultural compositions to Texas-based …. Agricen Sciences.

Both Tenfold Technologies and the former employee are named as defendants. Some of the confidential information related to fermentation media used to prepare Bayer’s Serenade line of products, which are used as a fungicide in crop treatments internationally.

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