Defendant in China Wind Turbine Trade Secret Theft Case Sentenced to 3-Year Prison Term

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As reported by the Guangdong Higher People’s Court, the People’s Court of Huilai County of Jieyang City  sentenced defendant Liu Zhongyan to three years’ imprisonment and 1 million RMB fine for criminal trade secret theft on June 29, 2020.  Liu had stolen trade secrets relating to Mingyang Smart Energy Group Co., Ltd.’s first 7.25MW  offshore wind turbine.