Understanding Unfair Competition
In the Dallas area, intellectual property is taken very seriously, and corporations and companies have the right to protect their ideas, trademarks, and products. Since unfair competition a crime, it’s important that companies understand what this means.
Unfair competition refers to the dishonest practices in which a person, company, or other entity wrongfully represents their products or services to closely resemble another business’s products and services. The attorneys of Gagnon, Peacock & Vereeke, P.C., know that unfair competition can be easily perpetrated. Fortunately though, you can protect your business against this illegal practice.
Protection by Law
The side effects of a company or entity passing of its product as yours can result in your financial loss. You could suffer huge profit loss and client loss as a result of unfair competition. However, the following protections can help defend your brand:
- Texas state law
- Trademark protection
- Copyright protection
- Trade secrets protection
- Online / domain name use protection
- Trade dress protection
- Patents and patent law
All of these forms of protection are put in place to guard your business, and with the help of an attorney from Gagnon, Peacock & Vereeke, P.C., you can not only take preventative action, but also fight back against unfair competition if it has occurred.
Contact an Intellectual Property Attorney in Dallas
If you have been the victim of unfair competition, the attorneys of Gagnon, Peacock & Vereeke, P.C., can help you. Contact our offices in Dallas today by at calling (214) 317-4448 to learn more about what we can do for you and your business.