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Philip Leon Marcus

Philip Marcus’s Legal Cases

6 total

  • 17 year old guarantee bites

    Practice Area:
    Credit Repair
    Date:
    Dec 01, 2011
    Outcome:
    Negotiated a modest payment as complete satisfaction of claim.
    Description:
    My client signed a guaranty so her son could start a business. 17 years later the credit card company tried to come after her when his business stuttered in the current recession.
  • Ripped off on Facebook

    Practice Area:
    Copyright Infringement
    Date:
    Feb 12, 2012
    Outcome:
    Copyright designs removed from Facebook.
    Description:
    Potential defendant copied my client's designs and posted them in a private Facebook group. Facebook itself had too big a backlog to help. I wrote them all a letter that advised them to remove the designs and within an hour they were gone.
  • Would be embarassed if made public

    Practice Area:
    Copyright Infringement
    Date:
    Jul 15, 2011
    Outcome:
    Settled with a reasonable modest payment to producer.
    Description:
    My client would have been embarrassed if it became known to his wife he had watched gay porn from illegal site. So anxious he was prescribed meds by a psychiatrist.
  • Tradename used by competitor as domain name

    Practice Area:
    Trademark Infringement
    Date:
    Jul 16, 2012
    Outcome:
    The disputed domain name was transferred to my client without suit.
    Description:
    Client's trade name was used by nearby competitor as a domain name, and then redirected to the competitor's own website.
  • "There won't be an IPO, so suck it up."

    Practice Area:
    Business
    Date:
    Apr 05, 2005
    Outcome:
    Negotiated a settlement that gave my client about 50% more than his missed salary, over 1/3 of a million dollars.
    Description:
    Client, an engineer, gave up 2 years salary at startup in exchange for promise of an IPO at 4 years. Company made a ton of money, but founder refused the IPO that would have lost him control of his ‘baby.’
  • Shady suit to get names behind IP addresses

    Practice Area:
    Copyright Infringement
    Date:
    Nov 16, 2012
    Outcome:
    Subpoena to unveil my client's id. dies.
    Description:
    Case filed in a state circuit court against 70 John Does, none in that state, & thus with no personal jurisdiction--with vague claims, falsely against my client. Intended to provide actual names and addresses for later suit alleging illegal (bit-torrent) downloading that my client did not do..