States often define unfair competition as meaning any unlawful, unfair or fraudulent business act or practice and unfair, deceptive, untrue or misleading advertising. In the field of Intellectual Property law, most claims generally arise through trademark infringement and the misappropriation of trade secrets. The damages caused to domestic and foreign corporations or to an individual can be considerable.
Persons who engage, have engaged or propose to engage in unfair competition can be the subject of litigation to prevent any such practices. For more than five decades, DeLio, Peterson & Curcio has successfully enforced unfair competition claims in state and federal courts throughout the country – at trial and on appellate level.