Lockheed Martin Pushes For Deposition In Racketering, Trade-Secret Suit Vs. Boeing

Law360, New York (November 17, 2004, 12:00 AM EST) -- A federal judge has allowed attorneys for Lockheed Martin to question a Boeing representative about billion-dollar government defense contracts that Lockheed claims Boeing won through racketeering and the misappropriation of trade secrets.

The aim of Lockheed’s probe is to determine whether former Air Force top acquisitions officer Darleen Druyun, recently sentenced to prison, played a role in awarding a space-launch services contract that is the target of a civil lawsuit accusing Boeing of racketeering and illegally acquiring trade secrets.

Druyun was sentenced to nine months in...
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