Paychex Sues E-chx Over Trademark, Trade Secrets

Law360, New York (October 16, 2003, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Paychex Inc. and subsidiary Advantage Payroll Services Inc. have filed a lawsuit against rival E-chx Inc. in state Supreme Court in Rochester, New York, alleging trademark infringement and misappropriation of trade secrets, the Democrat and Chronicle reported Thursday.

Both the plaintiff and the defendant are payroll processing companies. Paychex is based in Rochester, NY and has more than 100 locations around the country. E-chx, formerly named E-Chex, is a smaller company based in Alpharetta, GA.

Paychex claims that E-chx "intentionally selected the name E-chex as a...
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