Most Multilevel Marketing companies claim that their list of distributors is a proprietary asset of the company. When a departing distributor uses the list to solicit other distributors to follow him or her to a new company, the MLM company cries foul ball. Indeed, many MLM companies include in their Policies & Procedures provisions […]
Since our founding in 1982, Wellman & Warren has served as the authority in business litigation matters involving multi-level marketing issues. We specialize in four practice areas that include: cross recruiting, non competition violations, breach of contract and policy and procedure violations.
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Anabella Bonfa Obtains $1.9 Million Judgement Against Aloha Island Gold and Sam Timas for Trade Secret Misappropriation
Wellman and Warren’s client, The Gold Refinery (TGR), is one of the lead multi-level marketing companies in the gold business. TGR has been extremely successful both nationwide and internationally by having its independent distributors purchase scrap gold.
Whenever I introduce myself to a company owner as an attorney who handles trade secret cases, most company owners tell me that their company does not have any trade secrets.
In this trade secret and unfair business practices case, Wellman & Warren represented a multi-level marketing company whose distributors were being solicited by a competitor. The case was successfully resolved, with the opposing party agreeing to cease and desist solicitation and pay damages.