IHS Chemical Week

US indicts Kolon Industries for criminal theft of trade secrets

October 23, 2012 | Kara Sissell

The US Department of Justice says a grand jury has indicted South Korea’s Kolon Industries and five of its executives for criminal trade secrets theft. At issue is the alleged theft by Kolon of trade secretes related to DuPont’s para-aramid fiber, used to make DuPont products sold under the Kevlar brand. The case is separate from a civil suit filed by DuPont against Kolon. In the civil case, a jury last year awarded DuPont $919 million in compensatory damages and DuPont is seeking a 20-year injunction barring Kolon from manufacturing or...

If you have already signed up for access to Chemical Week Regulatory Watch, please log in here.


Forgot your user ID or password?
Click here to have it sent to you. 

contact us | about us | customer care | privacy policy | sitemap | advertise

ihsCopyright © 2015 IHS, Inc. All rights reserved. Reproduction in whole or in part without permission is prohibited.

North Asia Russia Southeast Asia China India/Pakistan Middle East Eastern Europe Western Europe Central America Canada USA Australia/New Zealand South America Africa