Category Archives: tortious interference

oral copyright license equals uncertainty in business dispute

Yong Ki Hong v. KBS America, Inc., 951 F. Supp. 2d 402 (E.D.N.Y. 2013) Plaintiffs, who operated a video rental store catering to customers seeking Korean videotapes, sued KBSA, one of the three main sources for Korean programs, for antitrust … Continue reading

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falsely claiming continued TM ownership leads to liability

C=HOLDINGS B.V. v. Asiarim Corp., 2013 WL 6987165, No. 12 Civ. 928 (S.D.N.Y. Dec. 16, 2013) C= sued Asiarim for infringement of Commodore trademarks (“a brand long associated with the 8–bit gaming computer popular in the early 1980s”) and related … Continue reading


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Oracle suit against third party claiming to provide lawful software updates proceeds

Oracle America, Inc. v. TERiX Computer Company, Inc., No. 13-cv-03385, 2014 WL 31344 (N.D. Cal. Jan. 3, 2014) Oracle sells hardware, software, and support and consulting services to maintain those.  But people also use third-party vendors for support, and here … Continue reading

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Firm that refers instead of represents might be falsely advertising

Larry Pitt & Associates v. Lundy Law, LLP, No. 13–2398, 2013 WL 6536739 (E.D. Pa. Dec. 13, 2013) The parties compete to represent clients in the greater Philadelphia area, primarily in the fields of “small personal injury, social security disability, … Continue reading

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