Arms Disposal Cos. End Secrets Row Over Army Contract

Law360, Chicago (January 10, 2012, 2:58 PM EST) -- U.S. Demil LLC on Monday ended its trade secrets suit in Virginia federal court against rival ARA Group Inc. after settling allegations that ARA stole its proprietary demilitarization technology to win a U.S. Army contract to dispose of explosives near Hawaii.

U.S. District Judge Leonie M. Brinkema signed off on the companies' stipulated dismissal order, tossing the case with prejudice and leaving each side to bear its own costs.

Shauna Wertheim of The Marbury Law Group PLLC, who represents ARA, told Law360 on Tuesday that the...
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