Unfair competition

Moneymaker & Stewart LLP Files Lawsuit on Behalf of TestMasters Against Nathan Cepelinski, AKA Nate Morris

Wednesday, July 1, 2020 - 12:31am

The complaint further alleges that Cepelinski has deceived consumers about the effectiveness of his instruction by misrepresenting the score improvements of his past students.

Key Points: 
  • The complaint further alleges that Cepelinski has deceived consumers about the effectiveness of his instruction by misrepresenting the score improvements of his past students.
  • According to the complaint, Cepelinskis misconduct violated the federal Lanham Act as well as Californias false advertising and unfair competition statutes.
  • TestMasters has also asked the court to order Cepelinski to refund to consumers all of the money he took from them under false pretenses.
  • A copy of the complaint can be viewed here: http://www.moneymakerlaw.net/uploads/nathan-cepelinski-complaint.pdf
    Moneymaker & Stewart LLP is a boutique law firm located in Orange County.

Rogers Corporation and Diversified Silicone Products Corporation File Complaint to Stop ElastaPro’s Misappropriation of Trade Secrets and Unfair Competition

Thursday, March 5, 2020 - 9:09pm

The Complaint asserts that ElastaPro has unlawfully obtained and leveraged Rogers trade secretsincluding technical formulations and manufacturing knowhowto fast-track its market entry and compete unfairly with Rogers.

Key Points: 
  • The Complaint asserts that ElastaPro has unlawfully obtained and leveraged Rogers trade secretsincluding technical formulations and manufacturing knowhowto fast-track its market entry and compete unfairly with Rogers.
  • Rogers has asked the Court to hold ElastaPro liable for Violation of Defend Trade Secrets Act, Violation of California Uniform Trade Secrets Act, Intentional Interference with Prospective Economic Advantage, Conversion, Unfair Competition, and Unjust Enrichment.
  • Rogers seeks monetary damages and an injunction to stop ElastaPros misappropriation of its trade secrets.
  • Diversified Silicone Products Corporation is a custom quality stock direct-to-customer silicone product development and manufacturing business headquartered in Arizona and operating in Carol Stream, Illinois.

Fort Worth Telecom Business Wins Multimillion Dollar Jury Verdict in Trade Secret Dispute

Tuesday, May 7, 2019 - 8:22pm

FORT WORTH, Texas, May 7, 2019 /PRNewswire/ --A Tarrant County jury returned a verdict for Fort Worth-based telecom company XIP LLC after finding that CommTech Sales LLC of Plano unlawfully used XIP's trademarks and trade secrets.

Key Points: 
  • FORT WORTH, Texas, May 7, 2019 /PRNewswire/ --A Tarrant County jury returned a verdict for Fort Worth-based telecom company XIP LLC after finding that CommTech Sales LLC of Plano unlawfully used XIP's trademarks and trade secrets.
  • The May 6 verdict includes damages from infringed sales and lost royalties caused by CommTech Sales and its former owner Michael McGraw.
  • Attorneys from Boyd, Powers & Williamson presented evidence that CommTech misappropriated the MTC trademark, as well as industrial designs and trade secrets.
  • Following a 10-day trial, jurors found that the defendants had engaged in unfair competition, trademark infringement, trade dress infringement and misappropriation of trade secrets.