Envista Accuses Ditron of Raiding Executives, Stealing Secrets

April 8, 2021, 4:23 PM

Envista Holdings Corp. sued a Ditron Precision Ltd. subsidiary in Delaware Chancery Court, claiming the Israeli dental implant maker is raiding executives and stealing trade secrets as part of a scheme to establish a U.S. presence by taking illegal shortcuts.

“Rather than grow its business lawfully,” Ditron “opted to willfully and maliciously misappropriate Envista’s goodwill, customer relationships, and proprietary information” in an effort to build its business “on the back of Envista,” the complaint says. “Ditron is attempting to reap where it has not sown.”

In addition to Ditron Dental USA LLC, the lawsuit targets three former high-level Envista employees,...

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