The law provides a remedy to businesses whose products or services are disparaged by the false statements of others. Whether this activity is referred to as the slander of goods, trade disparagement, unfair competition or business interference, a viable claim can be pursued for the oral or written publication of such damaging statements.
RPNA represents businesses, corporations, partnerships and entrepreneurs regarding the defamation of products, goods and services. RPNA attorneys advocate on behalf of our clients their right to recover financial losses as a result of another party’s conduct.
Trade libel is often likened to other legal claims such as unfair competition and tortious interference with contract rights, among other actions involving injury to a commercial enterprise. Our attorneys have defended our client’s rights pertaining to false and/or disparaging commentary regarding products or services.
RPNA understands the complexities of and the impediments to enforcing a client’s rights pertaining to libel, slander and/or other forms of defamation. Trade defamation can create significant problems for businesses—and libel and slander can compromise an organization’s brand, reputation and bottom line. Trade defamation can also impact a company’s ability to retain and attract customers and employees, which is why RPNA responds swiftly and ably to these potentially harmful situations.