COMMERCIAL AND COMPLEX LITIGATION
REPRESENTATIVE COMMERCIAL AND COMPLEX LITIGATION MATTERS
Kohn Swift’s client, Advanced Fluid Systems, spent six years inventing a complicated hydraulic launch system for rockets that service the International Space Station. An engineer stole all the blueprints and used those to divert contracts worth millions of dollars away from AFS. Kohn Swift tried the case to verdict in our favor, and the Court of Appeals upheld the verdict. The court awarded AFS $1.1 million in lost profits, plus $1 million in punitive damages and an additional $1 million…
Kohn Swift defended a small e-book company from publishing giant Random House’s attempts to block it from selling electronic versions of previously published works by noted authors such as Kurt Vonnegut, William Styron, and Robert Parker. In a landmark decision on digital rights, the Court found that Random House’s license agreements to publish printed books did not include the rights to sell e-books. The Court’s opinion is now required reading in law school copyright courses.