DuPont Escapes Kolon's Body Armor Antitrust Case

Law360, New York (April 6, 2012, 5:48 PM EDT) -- A Virginia federal judge on Thursday threw out an antitrust suit brought by Kolon Industries Inc. against E.I. Du Pont De Nemours and Co. over a synthetic fiber used in body armor, finding there was no evidence of a monopoly by DuPont.

U.S. District Judge Robert E. Payne granted DuPont’s motion for summary judgment, ruling that DuPont did not monopolize or attempt to monopolize the para-aramid fiber market and held that competition in the industry is thriving.

Judge Payne ruled that no reasonable jury could conclude...
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Case Information

Case Title

Kolon Industries v. E. I. du Pont de Nemours

Case Number



Virginia Eastern

Nature of Suit



Anthony J Trenga

Date Filed

September 21, 2011

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