US: Court puts 20-year ban on Kevlar's Korean rival
By Leonie Barrie | 11 September 2012
A US court has imposed a 20-year ban on Korean company Kolon to stop it from making and selling its Heracron aramid fibre, in a ruling that marks the end of a three-year battle in which DuPont accused the company of stealing trade secrets relating to its own Kevlar high strength fibres used in products like body armour.
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