Unfair Business Practices

We Level the Playing Field in Unfair Competition Cases

Blecher Collins & Pepperman is renowned for its knowledge and effective application of established laws of competition in litigation involving unfair competition and unfair business practices.

As recognized leaders in antitrust litigation and complex business litigation, we routinely handle cases that impact our clients’ ability to compete. Our attorneys have prevailed in numerous landmark cases involving claims of unfair competition, including victories affirmed by the California Supreme Court and U.S. Circuit Courts of Appeals.

We commonly represent claims against and defend business torts and contract disputes under the California Unfair Business Practices Act (Business and Professions Code sections 17200 and 17500), including:

  • Tortious interference with a contractual relationship or prospective business opportunity (intentional interference and negligent interference claims)
  • Inducing breach of contract
  • False advertising
  • Fraud and corruption
  • Intellectual property infringement
  • Violations of non-solicitation and non-compete agreements
  • Predatory pricing
  • Below cost pricing
  • Price discrimination
  • Libel and slander
  • Other torts and unfair practices