Movie Gallery US, LLC v. Mark W. Greenshields, Associated Sourcing, and Associated Sourcing Holdings, Inc. d/b/a Video Library; 648 F.Supp.2d 1252(M.D. Ala. 2009).
A start-up company was sued by Movie Gallery in a lawsuit alleging for violation of the Lanham Act, trademark infringement, unfair competition, violation of the Deceptive Trade Practices Act and breach of contract. After a failed effort by Movie Gallery to sell a portion of its business to Associated Sourcing, our client, set out to create a competing business. Movie Gallery claimed that our client had wrongfully stolen its confidential trade secrets and then used them to successfully compete against them. The case was tried to a verdict in the Middle District of Alabama, resulting in a defense verdict on all claims.