2nd Circ. Orders Partial Redo In Arbitral Row For Faulty Filing

Law360 (October 17, 2019, 9:31 PM EDT) -- The Second Circuit on Thursday partly vacated a ruling that would force a German company into arbitration over a licensing agreement, deciding the company was not given a fair shot to dispute information central to the lower court's decision.

Navigational instrument manufacturer iXblue and Safran Electronics & Defense, a French electronics and defense systems company, agree they must arbitrate their licensing dispute over navigation technology called fiber-optic gyroscope (FOG), but they disagree on where the arbitration should take place. They also dispute whether a subsidiary, Safran Electronics & Defense Germany, should have to participate in the arbitration.

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