DuPont Co. was awarded $919.9 million in damages by a federal jury on Wednesday in what executives called a landmark intellectual-property case involving high-strength fibers used in its Kevlar body armor,” wsj.com reports. “The jury in Richmond, Va., found in favor of the U.S. manufacturing group that had sued South Korea’s Kolon Industries Inc. two years ago, finding that Kolon stole trade secrets and confidential information related to Kevlar.”

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6 Responses to Judge Awards Dupont $920m in Kevlar Copy Case

  1. This can only be a good thing. Korean engineering (see “close enough”) is not nearly sufficient for something as important as body armor. Or dishwashers, for that matter.

    • +5

      my landlord bought my place a brand new samsung dishwasher…..annnnd it sucks and does not clean all the soap off after we run it.

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