Ex-Skidmore Architect Sued Over Building Design Claims

Law360, New York (June 10, 2011, 6:57 PM EDT) -- Architectural firm Skidmore Owings & Merrill LLP launched a suit in New York on Wednesday accusing a former architect of falsely claiming credit for work that originated with the company, including the designs for three of the 10 tallest buildings in the world.

SOM accuses Jay Marshall Strabala of willful copyright infringement, false advertising and unfair competition under the Lanham Act, saying he positioned himself and his company 2Define Architecture as a direct competitor by presenting work on the Burj Khalifa building in Dubai, the Nanjing...
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