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Startup Company Files Suit Over Unauthorized Trademark Use BUSINESS LAW Expert Case

Startup Company Files Suit Over Unauthorized Trademark Use

…  trademarks, she was sued for violating trademark law. After moving to Oregon in order to establish the US branch of the startup, the manager decided to found her own business on the side and utilize her employer’s trademark. In her attempt to …

Labor Relations Expert Discusses Exempt Duty Dispute BUSINESS LAW Expert Case

Labor Relations Expert Discusses Exempt Duty Dispute

This case relates to the alleged misclassification of executive and administrative exemptions at a large OEM firm in the automotive space. These exemptions require managers spend a significant proportion of their duties on exempt work. It was claimed that  …

SEC Expert Opines on Illegal Poison Pill Agreement BUSINESS LAW Expert Case

SEC Expert Opines on Illegal Poison Pill Agreement

This case involves a defending company that had a board who have entrenched themselves in the positions by enacting a “poison pill” agreement that prevents any takeover of the company by shareholders. One of the shareholders attempted to vote out the curre …

Financial Damages Experts Opine on Auditing Firm Negligence BUSINESS LAW Expert Case

Financial Damages Experts Opine on Auditing Firm Negligence

This is a professional negligence case against a large auditing firm. The defendant firm was performing the audits for a property insurance firm in Texas. Insurance companies are required to maintain a certain amount of liquidity, however the property insu …

Economic Damages Experts Evaluate Natural Gas Sale Contract Breach BUSINESS LAW Expert Case

This case involves an alleged breach of contract by a municipality in Colorado. The plaintiff firm had contracted with a city-owned natural gas distribution center. Under the contract, the plaintiff had the ability to purchase a significant amount of natur …

International Trade Expert Comments on Manufacturing Equipment Importation Suit BUSINESS LAW Expert Case

This case involves a man in California who worked as an independent dealer for an Asian manufacturer of industrial measuring equipment used in manufacturing for several years. Eventually, the manufacturer of the equipment terminated their relationship with …

Business Allegedly Makes False Representation to Qualify for Government Aid BUSINESS LAW Expert Case

…  Act by misrepresenting their eligibility for a government business development program in order to qualify for millions of dollars in …  defendant certified that its subsidiaries qualify as small businesses. However, it was alleged that the defendant runs itself as one large …

Pharmaceutical Company Employee Allegedly Steals Trade Secrets BUSINESS LAW Expert Case

Pharmaceutical Company Employee Allegedly Steals Trade Secrets

This case involves an alleged breach of an employee confidentiality agreement, with trade secrets and confidential information passed from one company to another by a senior employee. The plaintiff is a biopharmaceutical firm that focused their R&D on  …

Bankruptcy Expert Discusses Law Firm Usurping Corporate Authority BUSINESS LAW Expert Case

…  commercial law case involves a claim of legal malpractice against a major law firm in Texas. The firm previously provided legal counsel to the plaintiff, …  in outside consultants to manage what was left. The law firm then sold off the plaintiff’s assets to pay the creditors and their …