Mesa, Hawaiian Settle Trade Secrets Case For $52.5M

Law360, New York (April 30, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Mesa Air Group Inc. and Hawaiian Airlines may finally put their trade secrets battle behind them with Mesa agreeing to pay $52.5 million and drop its appeal of the $80 million judgment initially awarded in the case.

The settlement, disclosed by the airlines on Wednesday, stipulates that Mesa will pay the total amount in a cash payment within two days of the approval of the settlement by the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Hawaii.

Mesa, which agreed to the settlement without admitting any wrongdoing,...
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