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How does this compare to the situation where an engineer copies some
details he found on another engineers drawings?  What percentage of the
practicing engineers have borrowed details?

Mark Gilligan

>Today I became aware of a disturbing situation. It seems a contractor
(whom I do not know personally) copied a portion of a drawing produced by
our office, reassembled it into a drawing of his own and tried to pull

Tomorrow I meet with the individual who alerted me to this situation and
will have the opportunity to see the drawing in question.

Anyone ever have a similar experience? Anyone know of the legal recourses
available for something like this?