Tag: Trade Secrets

Former MLB Star’s Atlanta-Based Business/Tax Consulting Company Files Trade Secrets Complaint Against Rival, Former Employees

Superior Business Management, Inc., Superior Tax Solutions, LLC, and Kris Benson v. Macias Gini & O’Connell LLP D/B/A MGO LLP, MGO Group LLC, MGO India Private Limited, Danielle Berg, Individually and as an Agent for Macias Gini & O’Connell LLP, Anthony “Tony” Smalls, III, individually and as a […]

Georgia-based Flooring Company Sues Ex-Franchisee for Trade Secret Theft and Trademark Infringement

Floorcoverings International, Ltd. v. Keding et al., Civil Case No. 1:22-cv-02545-CAP (N.D. Ga. June 24, 2022) Plaintiff Floorcovering International, Ltd. (“FCI”) filed suit against Tim Keding, Bryan Keding, and Keding Corporation on June 24, 2022 in the Northern District of Georgia (Atlanta Division) asserting claims of (1) violation […]

Court Crushes Krush’s Motions for Preliminary Injunction on Patent Infringement and Trade Secret Misappropriation

Krush Communications, LLC (“Krush”) brought suit in New Jersey in 2013 against Lunex Telecom, Inc., a Georgia corporation (“Lunex”), for patent infringement and misappropriation of trade secrets.  After the case was transferred to the Northern District of Georgia, Judge Jones considered Krush motions for a preliminary injunction on […]

Order Pierces Allegations Unsupported By Receivable Evidence In Granting Summary Judgment To All Parties In IP Dispute

This blog post is authored by Kirk Watkins and posted by the Womble Carlyle Team.In 2011 EarthCam, Inc. (“EarthCam”) brought suit against Richard Hermann (“Hermann”), OxBlue Corporation, Chandler McCormarck, John Paulson, and Brian Mattern (collectively “OxBlue”) asserting corporate espionage to misappropriate trade secrets.  OxBlue filed counterclaims for copyright […]

Expanded Technologies Seeks Declaration of Non-Infringement and Invalidity of Wallner’s “Expanded Metal” Patent

On May 9, 2014, Expanded Technologies, Inc.  (“Expanded Tech”) filed a complaint against WallnerTooling/Expax, Inc. (“Wallner”), seeking both a Declaration of Non-Infringement and a Declaration of Invalidity of U.S. Patent No.8,696,781 (hereafter, “the ‘781 patent”). Expanded Tech is an Oklahoma corporation with its principal place of business in Marietta, Georgia, […]