Ammo Co. Asks Justices To Reload Army Nondisclosure Row

Law360, Washington (March 17, 2017, 7:34 PM EDT) -- A Federal Circuit panel turned its back on more than a quarter-century of precedent when shooting down Liberty Ammunition Inc.’s contract breach claim against the U.S. Army over lead-free bullet technology, the company has told the U.S. Supreme Court.

In a March 1 certiorari petition recently made public, Liberty said a 2-1 Federal Circuit panel wrongly freed the Army from breach-of-contract liability over a non-disclosure agreement covering the technology after finding that the military employee who signed the NDA lacked the authority to legally “bind” the...
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