Siemens in Denmark court case

Siemens Wind Power is indicted in a case of alleged industrial espionage as part of a court hearing that is due to begin in Denmark tomorrow.

The case centres on a former employee of Siemens who in 2008 is said to have obtained trade secrets from Hendricks Industries, a Danish producer of wind turbine towers.

According to the indictment, Siemens has a responsibility for the former staff member on the basis that the alleged infringements partly took place from its network.

A Siemens spokesperson in Denmark says the company rejects the accusations and that the former employee acted entirely alone.

“As soon as we found out the former employee was fired with immediate effect,” said the spokesperson.

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