After a 19-year battle involving airplane technology, Colombian drug cartels, and federal forfeiture laws, an aviation company won a $16 million final judgment last week in a takings case against the U.S. government.
The plaintiff, Hong Kong-based Innovair Aviation, alleged that the government had not paid just compensation when it seized a licensing agreement, violating the takings clause of the Fifth Amendment. The company was represented by Hogan & Hartson partners Ty Cobb and H. Christopher Bartolomucci and counsel Audrey Moog in the U.S. Court of Federal Claims case. The government was represented by Department of Justice lawyer Sheryl Ford.
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