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Ford Asks 6th Circ. To OK Toss Of Ex-Patent Atty’s Suit

Law360 (June 13, 2018, 5:21 PM EDT) -- Ford Motor Co. asked the Sixth Circuit on Tuesday to reject a bid by a former patent lawyer for the company to revive her claims that the automaker was conspiring to stop her from finding another job, saying that her “unfitness as an employee” — not a conspiracy — is at the root of her troubles.

The company argued that a lower court correctly found that Kristy J. Downing had failed to meet the legal standard to advance her case for alleged violations of the Sherman...
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Case Information

Case Title

Kristy Downing v. Ford Motor Company

Case Number



Appellate - 6th Circuit

Nature of Suit

3410 Antitrust

Date Filed

March 26, 2018

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