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Yeti Enters. Inc. v. Tang, 2017 WL 3478484, No. 13-cv-01203 (D. Or. Aug. 14, 2017) This is a tangled story that illustrates how false advertising claims can arise from failed business agreements. Plaintiff NPK sued Nicholas Jackson and Jessica Lilga for conspiring with Jim Heagle to eliminate NPK from the distribution market for frequency-water products. NPK contracted with Yeti to market and distribute Yeti’s product known as frequency water, which appears to be sold as a better way of preventing plant mildew/mold than regular water.
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