Judgment on Breach of Contract and Misappropriation of Trade Secret Claims Reversed and Rendered on Appeal, and Judgment in Favor of Counterclaimant Affirmed

Brett Kutnick successfully represented defendant/counter-plaintiff Impact Equity and its two owners in their appeal of a $400,000 judgment rendered in favor of the plaintiff for breach of a confidentiality agreement and misappropriation of trade secrets and in the plaintiff’s cross-appeal of a $776,000 judgment rendered in favor of Impact Equity on a claim for breach of a fee agreement.  After oral argument, the Dallas Court affirmed the judgment in favor of Impact Equity on its breach-of-contract claim and reversed and rendered judgment that the plaintiff take nothing on its claims.  Calce v. Dorado Exploration, Inc., 309 S.W.3d 719 (Tex. App.—Dallas 2010, no pet.).