Sipchem denies Celanese claims

Cheok Soh Hui; Kovac, Matt
November 2006
ICIS Chemical Business;11/27/2006, Vol. 1 Issue 45, p13
Trade Publication
The article reports that Saudi International Petrochemical Co. (Sipchem) has refuted allegations by Celanese that it misappropriated trade secrets. Celanese claims were baseless and without merit, according to Ali Alriq, Sipchem manager for industrial security and government relations. U.S.-based Celanese filed a lawsuit in November 2006 in Texas against Sipchem and two affiliates, alleging that they had hired former Celanese employees who knew its trade secrets.


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