Judge Awards Dupont $920m in Kevlar Copy Case

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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  1. avatar Ralph says:

    Some folks are going to have to pull a whole lot of money out of their kolon.

  2. avatar sdog says:

    haha Ralph you are hilarious.

  3. avatar John Fritz says:

    You krack me up Ralph.

  4. avatar Vincit Veritas says:

    Dude in the video needs to get his damn meathook off the bang switch.

  5. avatar Moonshine7102 says:

    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.

    1. avatar sdog says:

      +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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