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April 21, 2022, 2:29 PM UTC

Boeing Loses Bid for Rehearing on Trade Secrets Claim Decision

Daniel Seiden
Daniel Seiden
Reporter/Editor

Boeing Co. failed to convince an appeals court to reconsider the revival of a claim that could expose the company to up to $100 million in damages for allegedly misappropriating trade secrets when it worked with Alabama Aircraft Industries Inc. on a U.S. Air Force contract bid, according to an Eleventh Circuit order.

Boeing’s petition for panel rehearing was denied Wednesday in a two-page order by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit.

On Feb. 14, the Eleventh Circuit held that AAI, previously known as Pemco Aircraft Engineering Services Inc., showed that a district court erred by concluding ...

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