SOURCE: Scientist Solutions

Scientist Solutions

April 29, 2009 10:15 ET

Scientist Solutions Files Legal Case Against LabRoots for Infringement of Intellectual Property

SAN DIEGO, CA--(Marketwire - April 29, 2009) - Scientist Solutions, a life sciences company globally connecting scientists through its premier online discussion board and multi-vendor product shows, announced today that it had filed an unfair competition / misappropriation of trade secrets case against LabRoots in the Superior Court in the State of California. The complaint alleges that LabRoots, which is owned and operated by two former Scientist Solutions Shareholders, Officers and Board Members, misused, misappropriated and disclosed confidential information and infringed on Scientist Soluitons' intellectual property for improper competitive advantage. In addition, the lawsuit alleges that LabRoots' founders solicited Scientist Solutions' customers and suppliers and otherwise sought to damage Scientist Solutions while still employed by Scientist Solutions.

"Since 2004, we have invested millions of dollars to develop and market Scientist Solutions as the ultimate online destination and hub for scientific information exchange," said Scientist Solutions Founder and CEO Marcia Allen. "It is distressing that the very people we trusted to protect us, used that trust to take advantage of us. We will fight hard to protect our intellectual property and the proprietary confidential information we worked so hard to obtain."

About Scientist Solutions

Founded in 2003, Scientist Solutions pioneered the first, multi-disciplinary, online forum for scientists. This site enables scientists and technicians to overcome geographic boundaries and share information and collaborate in problem solving. Connecting scientists worldwide for information exchange translates into improved research methods, accelerated discovery, scientific advancements and lower costs of operating labs. In addition, Scientist Solutions also bridges the gap between the life science vendor and scientist communities through its on-site BTS product showcases featured at scientific institutions throughout North America. To learn more about Scientist Solutions, visit

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