Unfair Competition

Unfair Competition Lawyers in the Columbus, Ohio Area

Unfair competition claims involve the competitive use of a valuable interest created by business through the expenditure of labor, skill and money. Unfair competition law protects the competitive landscape of the marketplace and defends against deceptive business strategies designed to give one business unethical economical advantages over another.

Tackling Deceptive Business Tactics

These lawsuits are often included with other claims of intellectual property infringement, such as patent infringement or trademark infringement. The claims may be statutory or common-law based. Remedies often include temporary restraining orders, injunctions, and/or monetary compensation for damages.

What is Unfair Competition?

  • Misrepresentation
  • Intentional Gouging
  • Trade Defamation
  • False Advertisement
  • Misappropriation of Trade Secrets
  • Espionage or Theft of Competitor Information
  • Antitrust Considerations

False Advertising Lawsuit 

The purposeful deception by an organization can be a punishable offense. Misleading and fraudulent advertising is illegal. Bait-and-switches, palming-off, false designation of origin, deceptive and misleading labeling or advertising – all of these practices fall under the umbrella of False Advertising. We have a wealth of experience with advertising law. We know the ins and outs of the marketplace landscape, and will leverage our expertise to provide personalized protection for you, while seeking legal recourse against organizations practicing false advertising. Our team strives to not only defend your case, but to also divert future deceitful practices in the marketplace.

Practice Contact

William Lehner, Esq.

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