Business Torts - Statutory Violation Enforcement Litigation
Our clients consult us regarding a wide variety of business torts such as unfair competition - unfair trade practices, patent infringement, copyright
infringement, business defamation and disparagement, intentional interference with contractual relations, breach of fiduciary duty, conflict of
interest, commercial fraud, negligent misrepresentation, deceit, trademark infringement, usurpation of corporate opportunity by insiders,
derivative stockholder litigation, misappropriation of proprietary corporate information (processes, data, business opportunities, trade secrets),
civil conspiracy, enforcement and defense of non-competition agreements, violation of statutes, including antitrust and securities violations, and
all forms of breach of contract.
The firm obtained a $12.8 million judgment for Bankers Trust Co. of New York following a jury verdict in a Federal Court petroleum
engineering malpractice/negligent misrepresentation suit. Lead Counsel: Steven M. Harris. Case was affirmed on appeal. Bankers Trust Company
vs. L. K. & Associates, Inc. 20 F.3d 1092
The firm obtained a verdict following non-jury trial in Federal Court, for the return of $9 million of negotiable securities and the return of over
$650,000 in cash on deposit, together with a separate judgment for over $400,000 against the defendant. Lead counsel: Steven M. Harris. Trippet
et al v EnviroMint Corporation, Federal District Court - Northern District of Oklahoma. Affirmed on Appeal to the 10th Circuit.
The firm successfully completed litigation, judgment and subsequent settlement on behalf of various Budget Rent-A-Car franchisees regarding
claims against the franchisor Budget Rent-A-Car Corporation.
The firm obtained a verdict following jury trial in State District Court, for $4.3 million, resulting from a breach of a long term natural gas supply
contract to an Oklahoma fertilizer plant. Lead Counsel: Steven M. Harris and Randal Duncan (Case was resolved before post-trial motions were
decided.) Mid-America Fuel Company v Wil-Gro Fertilizer Corporation et al
The firm obtained a permanent injunction in Federal Court for a world-wide manufacturer and distributor of petroleum valves and pumps, against
a competitor who was engaged in distribution of false and misleading advertising and specifications for a competing line of valves and pumps.
(Lanham Act violations) The competitor was ordered to mail corrective notices to prior customers and sub-distributors.
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