Consultant Co. Hits El Paso With Software Copyright Suit

Law360, Los Angeles (December 17, 2013, 8:50 PM EST) -- A privately owned government services consultant company sued the city of El Paso in Texas federal court Tuesday, alleging breach of contract, copyright infringement and trade secret misappropriation against the city for reported violations of rights related to a proprietary software program.

Weidner Inc., a privately owned consultant that works with public sector entities to develop and facilitate strategic plans, says the city decided to license the “MFR Live” program, intended to assist public sector clients in collecting and analyzing its departmental performance information, in 2012....
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