Business Litigation

“Back off buddy” – Intentional interference with prospective economic relations under California law explained

Feb 1st, 2017 | By

California Tort of Intentional interference with the prospective business relations of another company    Introduction One serious business tort that companies cannot seem to steer clear from (due to the  nature of business and competition is the tort of interference (either negligently or intentionally) with the prospective business advantage of another company, in other words,

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California CCP 425.17 commercial speech exemption to Anti-SLAPP law

Jun 29th, 2016 | By
Free speech attorney

Internet & Free Speech Cutting Edge Legal Issues [The SLAPP Suits & Motions]   Introduction – Case hypothetical I am going to try to make this blog easy to understand by starting right off with a case example.  Okay, let’s say your company sells SOFTWARE and you a technology company headquartered in the East Bay

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Do I have a claim for false advertising under the federal Lanham Act?

Jun 27th, 2016 | By
Attorney for false advertising case

False and Misleading Advertising under Federal “Unfair Competition” Law (Lanham Act) Introduction Here is a blog discussing the Federal Lanham Act and how it creates a cause of action for false and misleading advertising (and also false association) by competitors.  Companies should be careful to avoid using the name, image or other identifying characteristic of

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Everything you need to know about contracts law!

Apr 3rd, 2015 | By
Breach of contract litigation

Attorney Steve’s Contract Law Overview Introduction Our firm is strong in handling contracts, drafting, review and advising on contractual and business matters whether in the filed of business, real estate, copyright licenses, or insurance law matters.  We represent businesses and creative individuals in arbitration, mediation, and litigation. Everyone knows what a contract is, but not

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California law on illegal recording of phone calls & eavesdropping

Jan 22nd, 2015 | By
California penal code 632.7 lawyer

California Right to Privacy Lawyer – Illegal Phone Call Recording, Cell Phone Privacy, Unlawful Eavesdropping Law. Introduction – California Penal Code Privacy California is a two-party consent state when it comes to taping phone calls.  This means, both parties to the phone conversation must consent to it being recorded, or potentially unlawful activity is occurring.  One

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Low cost cease and desist legal demand letters from ZipCounsel

Dec 19th, 2014 | By
Unfair business practices lawyers low cost

Help, another company is infringing my trademarks, trade secrets and copyrights and/or Defaming my business!   Introduction Competition is the nature of the marketplace, but unfair business practices have no legitimate place in the marketplace.  For example, say you manufacture a product and a competitor is basically selling your product and passing it off as

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