Unfair competition

Unfair competition laws protect competitors from the unlawful conduct of their business rivals.

As examples, unfair competition laws prohibit interference with business relationships, disparagement, and defamation, invasion of privacy, palming off, plagiarism, unfair competition, deceptive trade practices, fraud, misrepresentation, and other related conduct. Many unfair competition issues arise in conjunction with infringement or misappropriation of intellectual property

We can obtain many favourable decisions for our clients enjoining unfair competitive acts such as copying of our clients’ distinctive product shapes (product configurations), packaging (trade dress) and names (trade mark)…