Columbia lawsuit settled

Columbia lawsuit settled

A lawsuit brought by Eugene's Innovative Sports against Columbia Sportswear has been settled.

Innovative Sports sued Columbia last year alleging that the Portland-based company violated non-disclosure agreements and stole trade secrets developed by Innovative to create heated apparel.

Under the settlement agreement signed this week, Innovative Sports agreed to release Columbia, its subsidiaries, employees and suppliers from any claims or damages in the matter. Innovative Sports and its CEO, Colby Taylor, also are barred from contacting Columbia and its employees under the terms of the agreement.

Read more at The Register-Guard.

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