By Jeffrey V. Mehalic on Posted in Intellectual PropertyA lawsuit filed last month in federal court for the Northern District of West Virginia involves the two logos shown at the right and the similarities, or lack thereof, between them.
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By Jeffrey V. Mehalic on Posted in Intellectual Property A complaint filed last month in the Circuit Court of Kanawha County, West Virginia raises an interesting question: if an employee has not signed a non-compete or non-solicitation agreement, can her former employer sue her for going to work for a competitor and taking some of her former employer’s clients
By Jeffrey V. Mehalic on Posted in Intellectual Property When a law firm uses a company’s trademark and logo in its advertisements, has the law firm infringed or misappropriated the company’s intellectual property? That is the issue, among others, raised in a lawsuit filed by Genesis HealthCare, which operates skilled nursing centers and assisted living facilities in several