Last week, a federal jury in Wisconsin awarded almost $1 billion to Epic Systems Corporation in its trade secrets case against Indian consulting company Tata Consulting Services, Ltd., and its American unit, Tata America International Corporation. Epic provides software for medical groups, hospitals, and integrated health care organizations. Tata was hired by one of Epic’s customers, Kaiser Permanente, to provide consulting services in connection with the Epic software. A whistle-blower alerted Epic in 2014 that TCS employees were accessing Epic’s computer network without authorization, and using the information obtained to assist Tata in the development of competing software. Read More >>