Force India vs Lotus - Court Hearing Date Set
The English High Court has set aside week commencing 16 January 2012 to hear the intellectual property infringement claim by Force India F1 Team Ltd. against a) 1 Malaysia Racing Team SDN BHD, b) 1 Malaysia Racing Team (UK) Ltd, c) Michael Gascoyne and d) Aerolab Srl.
Separate criminal proceedings are currently ongoing in Italy in respect of the wrongful disclosure of confidential information, as a consequence of the filing by Force India F1 Team Ltd. of a complaint with the competent authorities. In respect of these proceedings, articles in the Italian press have recently revealed that Tony Fernandes, Mike Gascoyne and Jean Claude Migeot have been formally charged.
No further comment will be made until the hearings have concluded and a decision announced.
-source: force india