If you have watched Toy Story 3, then you are familiar with “Lots-O’-Huggin,” or “Lotso,” the cuddly yet disturbed stuffed bear who served as the main villain in the film. Just when you thought you had seen the last of him, he comes back again, this time to disturb Disney Enterprises in the form of a lawsuit over an intellectual property dispute and alleged unfair competition.
New Jersey businesses can be sued by a variety of sources including other businesses, non-profits, customers and the government. No matter who is suing a business, commercial litigation can slow businesses down and cost businesses money. Unless the right precautions are taken, litigation can prevent a business from working at all.
Businesses have all sorts of different types of relationships. They have relationships with their employees, with their customers, with other businesses and, in some cases, with their franchisees. Each of these relationships can be complicated and come with a host of legal and business disputes. When one of these relationships falls apart, business litigation can arise.