The following "Local Notes" appeared in The Daily Transcript's Jan. 31, 1996 issue: Taylor Made Golf has sued numerous Myrtle Beach, S.C., retailers for selling knockoff copies of its Burner Bubble metal woods. The lawsuits filed in U.S. District Court alleged design patent, trademark and tradedress infringements.
La Jolla Pharmaceutical has appointed Wood C. Erwin as the company's CEO and vice president of finance. Erwin has more than 20 years of experience serving in senior financial management roles in large industrial settings and smaller entrepreneurial biotechnology companies.
ThermoLase Corp. has signed a joint venture deal to market its patented SoftLight hair-removal process and its skin-rejuvenation technology in Japan.
Average salaries for San Diego County office workers expected to stay at 1995 rates or increase slightly in 1996, according to a study done by Thomas Staffing, an Irvine-based personnel services company.
Responding to San Diego Councilman George Stevens' contention that five years ago there were no ATMs in District 4, Wells Fargo spokesman Dan Conway noted that his bank has had a branch with an ATM at 3511 National Ave. since 1990.