Wilhelm Klotz v. American Glanztoff Corporation

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Supreme Court Case Name: 
Wilhelm Klotz v. American Glanztoff Corporation
Case Date: 
1931
Court Origin: 
Circuit - Civil
Cause/Crime: 
Libel

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Division: 
East
Number of Pages: 
180
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Klotz sued the defendant for $50,000 damages. Defendant was a German corporation operating out of Elizabethton who manufactured rayon. Klotz was employed as an engineer to supervise the installation of machinery and improve manufacture of product. Pla. Was falsely accused by def. of being a commercial spy, stealing and selling valuable manufacturing secrets. Pla. Suing def. for damage to his home, his good name, and his reputation and for libel-making him unable to find employment. 2 folders.