Calif. Law Firm Sues Ex-Atty Over Secret UK Spin-Off

Law360, New York (October 8, 2010, 7:26 PM EDT) -- Wang Hartmann Gibbs & Cauley PLC has sued a former attorney for secretly operating a UK branch of the California firm and collecting billings without its knowledge.

Wang Hartmann accused Jason B. Witten of trademark infringement and breach of fiduciary duty in a complaint filed Monday by name partner Richard F. Cauley in the U.S. District Court for the Central District Court of California.

Witten, who opened an affiliate Wang Hartmann office in London, spent several months reporting billings to the firm's headquarters in Newport Beach,...
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Case Title

Wang Hartmann Gibbs and Cauley PLC v. Jason Brian Witten et al


Case Number

8:10-cv-01499

Court

California Central

Nature of Suit

Trademark

Judge

James V. Selna

Date Filed

October 4, 2010

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