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No ‘Bias’ Recusal After Seven-Week Trial (access required)

Defendant Kolon Industries, who lost a multi-million dollar suit filed by plaintiff DuPont alleging misappropriation of trade secrets involving DuPont’s KEVLAR aramid fibers, loses its post-trial recusal motion in Richmond U.S. District Court contending the presiding judge, a former law ...

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No ‘Claw-Back’ for Company Docs (access required)

In plaintiff company’s show cause proceeding alleging defendant software company is violating an injunction plaintiff won to prevent defendant from making, using or selling certain product configurations and services, the Richmond U.S. District Court declines to allow defendant to “claw ...

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Trade Secret Damage Award Reduced (access required)

Following a jury verdict awarding plaintiff  $919.9 million in compensatory damages for defendant’s willful and malicious misappropriation of 149 trade secrets, the Richmond U.S. District Court awards plaintiff $350,000 in punitive damages:  Virginia’s Uniform Trade Secrets Act caps punitive damages ...

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Managing Agents Can Be Deposed in Virginia (access required)

In an action for misappropriation of trade secrets, the Richmond U.S. District Court denies defendant foreign corporation’s motion for a protective order to prevent deposing three employees in Richmond, Virginia: Defendant’s counterclaim qualifies as a claim under Local Rule 30(a) ...

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Company Owes Prejudgment Interest, No Attorney Fees (access required)

In addition to holding defendant Sprint Communications liable in damages for breaching its contract with CenturyLink, a Richmond U.S. District Court also orders Sprint to pay plaintiffs prejudgment interest of $2,979,487, but declines to order Sprint to pay CenturyLink’s attorney’s ...

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Permanent Injunction Against Infringement (access required)

In this litigation involving patents-in-suit relating to electronic sourcing systems, which allow prospective buyers to locate items to buy from multiple electronic catalogs, a Richmond U.S. District Court grants plaintiff’s motion for a permanent injunction. Trial commenced on Jan. 4, ...

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Court Denies Stay of Injunction (access required)

In this litigation involving patents-in-suit relating to electronic sourcing systems, which allow prospective buyers to locate items to buy from multiple electronic catalogs, a Richmond U.S. District Court denies defendant software company’s motion for a stay of permanent injunction. The ...

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