Unfair-CompetitionSouth Carolina and federal business law have historically recognized the need to safeguard and protect unfair competition and deceptive business practices that have the ability to cause serious and irreparable harm to any business or business relationships. The law of unfair competition deals with business torts that cause economic damage to a business through various deceptive business practices.

Unfair competition can be broken down into separate legal categories. First, the term “unfair competition” is normally linked with business torts that intentionally confuse prospective clients and consumers as to the source or the owner of a businesses goods or services. The next legal category, “deceptive business practices,” comprises all other forms of unfair business competition.

Unfair competition can often be defined as any commercial or business behavior or activity that is legally unjust, inappropriate and/or deceptive. Unfair competition includes:

South Carolina and federal business laws have always been concerned in protecting businesses and consumers from unfair competition and deceptive business practices that cause irreparable harm to businesses.
Our Charleston business litigation attorney work to protect our small business, corporate and start-up business clients from these and multiple other predatory unfair competition practices.  If you or your business is facing business litigation related to unfair competition or deceptive business practices and are interested in learning more about what your legal rights are and how to protect your business, we can provide effective and efficient business legal counsel that you need. Contact  our commercial litigation attorneys for a free consultation with our litigation attorneys or to speak with an experienced trial lawyer from our Charleston business law firm.