Unfair Competition & False Advertising Litigation

A successful advertising campaign may cause your company's sales to double overnight -- and prompt your competitor to sue you.

Burr & Forman attorneys are experienced in handling claims under the federal Lanham Act and under various state deceptive trade practices statutes.  Whether your business has been harmed by your competitor's false advertising or you have been accused of false advertising yourself, Burr & Forman attorneys have the experience to assist you.

Our Attorneys

William Collins, Jr.
Partner ~ Atlanta, Georgia|
(404) 685-4266
(404) 214-7385
William
Benjamin Coulter
Associate ~ Birmingham, Alabama|
(205) 458-5420
(205) 458-5643
Benjamin
Lisa Geiger
Staff Attorney ~ Orlando, Florida|
(407) 540-6644
(321) 249-0522
Lisa
Gerald Gillespy
Partner ~ Birmingham, Alabama|
(205) 458-5348
(205) 244-5644
Gerald
Jessica Hew
Partner ~ Orlando, Florida|
(407) 540-6646
(321) 249-0527
Jessica
James Hoover
Partner ~ Birmingham, Alabama|
(205) 458-5111
(205) 244-5660
James
Joseph Letzer
Partner ~ Birmingham, Alabama|
(205) 458-5212
(205) 244-5671
Joseph
Briana Montminy
Partner ~ Birmingham, Alabama|
(205) 458-5480
(205) 244-5690
Briana
Thomas Potter, III
Partner ~ Nashville, Tennessee|
(615) 724-3231
(615) 724-3331
Thomas
Peter Vilmos
Partner ~ Orlando, Florida|
(407) 540-6622
(407) 650-2955
Peter

Experience Matters

Brief sentence defining representative matters.

  • General Commercial

    Co-counsel for major franchise holder of a financial services franchise in dispute with parent company over forced termination of franchise without cause. Favorable settlement.
  • Class Action

    Co-counsel in defense of no-injury consumer class action alleging False Advertising Litigation against producer of drink products. Dismissed.
  • Class Action

    Defense of pharmacy benefit manager (PBM) in putative class action arising from business agreements with participating drugstores and providers.
  • Class Action

    Summary judgment on putative class action arising from alleged “blast-fax” of more than 100,000 messages to potential chiropractic patients.
  • General Commercial

    Lead counsel for cargo trailer manufacturer in defense of dealer suit for alleged unfair changes in territory and unfair competition through big box stores. Settled.