Court Grants Preliminary Injunction Against Amica Software
Friday, January 31, 2003
Philadelphia, Pa., January 29, 2003 – On December 23, 2002, the Honorable Judge Petrese Tucker issued a Preliminary Injunction in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania on behalf of Scanvec Amiable against defendants Jim Chang, Yuan Chang, also known as Charlie Chang, Randy Nepomuceno, Luciana Chang, Amica Software, Inc. also known as Amiable Software, Inc. and Nuvisoft Software, Inc., Amica China, Inc. and Amica China Co., Ltd. The Preliminary Injunction expanded on the injunction entered on September 30, 2002, which prohibited defendants from using the marks Amica, Amiable or PhotoPRINT. The new injunction prohibits defendants globally from participating in the development, distribution or sale of any computer software product that compete with PhotoPRINT or any of its derivative products. The Injunction further prohibits defendants from using or disclosing any of Scanvec Amiable’s trade secrets or confidential information and from soliciting any of Scanvec Amiable’s customers or employees. On January 27, 2002, the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit denied defendants’ Motion for a Stay pending appeal. About Scanvec Amiable Scanvec Amiable is the recognized global leader, enabling the professional graphics manufacturing industry in creating innovative and cutting edge displays. Scanvec Amiable offers complete and professional solutions for the sign making, digital printing, and CAD/CAM for CNC manufacturing industries. Scanvec Amiable is headquartered in Philadelphia, PA. Scanvec Amiable has additional offices in San Juan Capistrano, CA., and Brussels, Belgium.