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Hello and thank you for using the Just Answer website. I look forward to assisting you. Can you please provide me with more detail? What IP was she using? On what basis is she asking you to pay her attorney's fees? Is the threatening to sue you? If so, for what?
Based on what you have written, it does seem like her attorney is correct in that none of the information she used was something that you could get a valid copyright on. Without being able to see the documents, contract terms are almost always the same no matter what lawyer drafts the contract. There isn't anything unique or copyrightable in terms of a general contract. If she were using your photos or logo, however, that would be a different story and you would have a legal basis upon which to ask her to cease and desist. With respect to confusion, the fact that each contract should state in the first paragraph the parties to the contract should take care of the confusion problem. I'm not clear as to how a participant would get confused if the name of the company is written on the contract? If you want to give me a specific example, that would be helpful.
With respect to her legal bill, you have no obligation to pay her legal fees and she has no legal basis upon which to sue you. Anyone can sue anyone but in terms of having a valid case, she does not have one. It sounds like she is just trying to scare you.
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