SOURCE: Cooley Manion Jones LLP

Cooley Manion Jones LLP

June 11, 2013 05:26 ET

Superior Court Jury Rules in Favor of Cooley Manion Jones LLP Clients Monument Data Solutions and Dennis Colameta and Awards Monetary Damages Against Protege Software Services

BOSTON, MA--(Marketwired - Jun 11, 2013) - Cooley Manion Jones LLP announces today, on behalf of its clients Monument Data Solutions LLC and Dennis Colameta, that a jury in the Middlesex Superior Court awarded Mr. Colameta damages against Protégé Software Services, Inc. for breach of contract and issued a verdict against Protégé Software's claim for misappropriation of trade secrets and confidential information. This lawsuit is titled Protégé Software Services, Inc. v. Colameta, et al., Civ. A. No. MICV2009-03168.

This jury verdict in favor of Monument Data Solutions and Dennis Colameta follows a Superior Court decision last year that Protégé Software had breached Mr. Colameta's employment agreement, entitling him to monetary damages and attorneys' fees. This jury verdict in favor of Monument and Mr. Colameta on Protégé Software's remaining misappropriation claim is a welcome result for our clients, who have staunchly defended themselves against Protégé Software's allegations for over three years and unequivocally denied any wrongdoing. Monument Data Solutions and Mr. Colameta are pleased with this decision and eager to continue providing the highest quality service to their customers and clients nationwide.

About Monument Data Solutions LLC

Monument Data Solutions is a US-based Oracle Partner providing consulting services on Oracle's E-Business Suite, Hyperion, and Oracle Business Intelligence -- Enterprise Edition. Monument is also a reseller of Oracle Technology and the E-Business Suite software to client organizations. Monument provides a unique spectrum of information technology services related to Oracle Applications including project and managed services, outsourced systems management, and technical and functional consultants. Established in 2004, Monument is recognized for providing integrated business and IT solutions to improve its clients' competitive positions, market shares, and productivity. Monument is designed and resourced to provide on-time and on-budget solutions.

Please direct any questions regarding this lawsuit to Monument Data Solutions and Mr. Colameta's lead counsel, Jennifer B. Furey of Cooley Manion Jones LLP. Visit http://www.cmjlaw.com to learn more about CMJ's trial teams and broad litigation experience.

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