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

Betsy Collins
Partner ~ Mobile, Alabama|
(251) 345-8207
(251) 706-2414
William Collins, Jr.
Partner ~ Atlanta, Georgia|
(404) 685-4266
(404) 214-7385
Benjamin Coulter
Associate ~ Birmingham, Alabama|
(205) 458-5420
(205) 458-5643
Lisa Geiger
Staff Attorney ~ Orlando, Florida|
(407) 540-6644
(321) 249-0522
Gerald Gillespy
Partner ~ Birmingham, Alabama|
(205) 458-5348
(205) 244-5644
Jessica Hew
Counsel ~ Orlando, Florida|
(407) 540-6646
(321) 249-0527
James Hoover
Partner ~ Birmingham, Alabama|
(205) 458-5111
(205) 244-5660
J. Matthew Kroplin
Associate ~ Nashville, Tennessee|
(615) 724-3248
(615) 724-3348
Joseph Letzer
Partner ~ Birmingham, Alabama|
(205) 458-5212
(205) 244-5671
Briana Montminy
Partner ~ Nashville, Tennessee|
(615) 724-3249
(615) 724-3394
Thomas Potter, III
Partner ~ Nashville, Tennessee|
(615) 724-3231
(615) 724-3331
Peter Vilmos
Partner ~ Orlando, Florida|
(407) 540-6622
(407) 650-2955

Experience Matters

Brief sentence defining representative matters.

  • Class Action

    Lead counsel for national pharmacy chain in defense of putative class action claim under Robinson-Patman Act alleging disparate pricing for non-insured consumers. Dismissed.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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

    Local counsel in defense of auto manufacturer in dealer suits over claims of fraud and illegal preferential treatment in allocation of vehicles. Favorable settlement.