Kolon To Appeal Kevlar Antitrust Claim V. DuPont

Law360, New York (February 5, 2010, 12:54 PM EST) -- A federal judge has issued a final judgment dismissing an antitrust counterclaim Kolon Industries Inc. brought against DuPont Co. in a trade secret dispute over DuPont's body armor component Kevlar, allowing Kolon to appeal the ruling.

Judge Robert E. Payne of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia entered final judgment on Wednesday, tossing Kolon's counterclaim that DuPont monopolized the body armor market.

Kolon had declined to amend its counterclaim and indicated its intention to litigate the issue in the U.S. Court of...
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