Gates Corp. v. CRP Industries, No. 16-cv-01145 (D. Colo., 2019)

Key Insight: The crime-fraud exception invalidates attorney client privilege protections with regards to an internal investigation of an employee now known to have stolen proprietary documents and shared them with her supervisor.

Nature of Case: Theft of confidential business documents

Electronic Data Involved: database containing proprietary information

Keywords: proprietary information, theft, crime-fraud exception

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