trade libel


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trade libel

The intentional disparagement of a property or a business. The statements must be false and must result in monetary loss in order to give rise to a cause of action.

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We believe that Asics has engaged in a campaign of unfair competition and trade libel against Skechers by improperly issuing press releases and filing a lawsuit to disseminate false public information about Skechers," says Philip G.
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The trade libel complaint filed in state court underscores Schwab's determination to reclaim its reputation as a bargain brokerage.
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The lawsuit alleges unfair business practices, trade libel and tortious interference with PeopleSoft's customer relationships.
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