Coco Rocha has gotten herself caught in the middle of a model war involving trade secrets.
The cover girl, who took a management and ownership stake in Nomad Mgmt two years ago, just lost an intellectual property battle with Federico Pignatelli, the owner of Industry Model Group and Pier59 Studios. Pignatelli sued Nomad after Giovanni Bernardi left Industry’s Los Angeles office after just six months to help create Nomad Los Angeles.
“It is clear that Bernardi only took the position at Industry to obtain trade secrets, confidential information, employees and resources for his own venture,” Pignatelli’s lawyer Robert Tauler wrote in an LA Superior Court suit.
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