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The Law Offices of Martin Thomas PLLC Nov. 4, 2021

Welcome to My Blog

I established this blog to share stories and information about topics relevant to my practice. My intent is to regularly provide posts highlighting legal issues of local, state and national interest that I think you will find interesting. Check back later for updates.


Businesses Using the DTPA  -

As a business, one of the most important things to consider when offering goods or services to consumers is to abide by honest and transparent practices in regard to the function or quality of those goods or services. In Texas, the Deceptive Trade Practices Act (“DTPA”) specifically covers this topic, providing consumers with a certain level of protection that applies broadly to a range of activities that businesses can cause them harm with.

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Lanham Act  -

If you or your business are the owner of a trademark, you may encounter a competitor or another business attempting to use your same trademark, or at least one that is similar to yours, to attach to their own image. It is important to know what kind of protection you and your trademark are entitled to, as well as what legal recourse you may pursue in the case you do find yourself in a situation where your trademark is no longer exclusive to you.

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Non-Compete Requirements  -

As a business, you may find yourself in a situation where an employee leaves unexpectedly or just doesn’t work out, prompting some concern over what they may do after leaving. Can they go work for your direct competitor? What about for an indirect competitor?

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