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Business Buyer’s Owner Loses Trademark to Competitor and Ends Up in Bankruptcy

M&A Stories December 08, 2020 Introduction You have to kick the tires of a business you want to buy. That includes asking whether the target’s tradename infringes upon a competitor’s tradename. The deal This deal involved the sale of the

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Plausible Trademark Infringement Claim for Sub-licensee Remote Marketing Out of Region

June 12, 2020 Introduction Sometimes a seller of a business wants to sell just a regional market and kept the rest. In such a case, the seller may license trademarks to be used in regional market he is leaving.  However,

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Court concludes that seller of business did not breach implied obligation to not solicit former customers

Seller develops, markets, and sells a variety of over-the-counter and prescription medications. Seller’s Owner owns Seller and is Seller’s CEO, president and secretary. Buyer entered into the asset purchase agreement with Seller. Pursuant to the asset purchase agreement, Buyer paid approximately

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