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Inventor Accuses Competitor Of Stealing Turf-Removal Device

Law360 (May 17, 2019, 6:00 PM EDT) -- The inventor of a device for removing artificial turf from playing fields said a competing groundskeeping firm stole his design, according to a federal lawsuit filed Friday in Pennsylvania.

In his suit filed in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania, Troy Wilson said he created and currently markets a device that mounts to the front of a skid steer, a small construction vehicle used for digging and other tasks. The device makes it easier to pull up old artificial turf fields for replacement — a job usually done manually or with single-use machines — and he was...

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May 17, 2019

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