Judge enters verdict in Tesoro lawsuit
HIDALGO COUNTY, TEXAS (KVEO NEWSCENTER 23) — A presiding judge, in Hidalgo County, entered a verdict in the case of a name infringement lawsuit.
The lawsuit was filed in 2009 by a small business owner who claimed the petroleum giant was using his name. The plaintiff says he properly registered his name with the Texas Secretary of State's Office the judge upheld that and honored the business owner.
Meanwhile, the plaintiffs' attorney says he believes the $30 billion company, believed it could do as it pleased, because the plaintiff in this case was just a small business owner.