A request for a preliminary injunction was denied in connection with a claim that a former business partner had breached an agreement, and by contacting certain customers, had misappropriated trade secrets. In Nutzz.com v. Vertrue Incorporated, download pdf file, the court found that the irreparable harm prerequisite for injunctive relief, as well and the criteria of likelihood of success on the merits and balance of equities were not satisfied. Nor did the court find that there was a breach of the agreement such that the definition of a trade secret was met. Although the agreement in question was controlled by Connecticut law, the P.I. standard was analyzed under Delaware law and the court found the trade secret statute of both states to be essentially the same.