Minchella Law Blog

Category: competition

Can I Use a Competitor’s Trademark in My Google Ad?(Part II)

A very recent North Carolina federal appeals court case means your business has less risk if it uses a competitor’s trademark in its Google or …

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Can COVID Get Me Out of My Non-Compete?

It’s Quite Possible COVID-19 Will Impact the Enforceability of a Non-Compete. The law surrounding non-competition agreements (non-competes, non-solicits, also called restrictive covenants) is well established …

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False Advertising Claims, Back in the Day and Today

I think everyone has used the phrase now and then, “hey, that’s false advertising.”  Probably when you’ve gone to a store after seeing an advertisement …

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Do I Need an Attorney to Respond to a Cease and Desist Letter?

You may not have to hire an attorney to respond to a cease and desist letter you’ve received from a former employer. But it may …

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Can I Use a Competitor’s Trademark in My Google Ad?

Google Ads is a powerful way to drive business to your company’s website, no doubt.  By bidding on keywords and crafting relevant ad content, your …

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Middletown Law Firm Lawsuit Raises Interesting Questions

It’s not too often I get to blog about one of my favorite topics, limited liability litigation, in connection with a case involving a law …

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When Can a Business Sue Another Business Over an Employee’s Non-Compete Agreement?

Why do companies have some employees sign noncompetition agreements and nonsolicitation agreements? Well, it’s simple. So they can protect their business, its goodwill, income, the …

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Paging Doctor Smith! You Are Free to Practice Around the State!

Listen up doctors! Physicians and physician practices who are currently negotiating employment agreements, partnership agreements or otherwise joining a practice need to be aware of …

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Surprise! Part of Your Non-Solicitation Agreement Is Unenforceable

You want a non-competition or non-solicitation agreement your company can enforce, right?  Stupid question, you say.  Well, companies need to analyze the language in their …

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