Open Source Software Co. Sues Co-Founder For Cyberpiracy

Law360, New York (September 18, 2013, 1:56 PM EDT) -- Software development company Open Source Group LLC sued one of its co-founders in Texas federal court Monday alleging he engaged in a campaign of cyberpiracy after he was bought out of the company by disrupting access to Open Source’s website and unlawfully using its trademark.

Open Source alleges that Saad Patel, who in November 2010 co-founded the partnership that later became Open Source, has refused to transfer the domain registration for the company’s website after he sold his 42.5 percent stake to another partner and quit...
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Case Title

Open Source Group LLC v. Patel


Case Number

3:13-cv-03755

Court

Texas Northern

Nature of Suit

Property Rights: Trademark

Judge

Reed C O'Connor

Date Filed

September 16, 2013

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