Trade Secrets Case Remanded to District Court, Defendant Settles
May.25.2015 — Virginia Lawyers Weekly
Washington, D.C.-based partner and co-chair of Crowell & Moring's Intellectual Property Group, Michael J. Songer, was named and pictured in Virginia Lawyers Weekly for his role as one of three plaintiff attorneys representing DuPont in the trade secret misappropriation case involving DuPont's Kevlar synthetic fiber (E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Company v. Kolon Industries, Inc.) The parties reached a settlement agreement on April 30. Kolon agreed to pay DuPont $275,000,000 in restitution, in addition to paying a fine of $85,000,000 to the U.S. Government.