Linda C. Emery, Partner

False Advertising and Unfair Trade Practices Law

  • Lanham Act and False Advertising: Successfully prosecuted a significant Lanham Act lawsuit against a major communications company competitor, obtaining an injunction which caused the competitor to pull its negative advertising nationwide. Defended multiple lawsuits involving unfair competition claims in violation of federal and state law.
  • Defense of Consumer Class Action Litigation: Defended and resolved numerous consumer class actions involving alleged false advertising claims in consumer marketing and advertisement.
  • Competitive Advice: Provide advice to corporate employees, especially sales employees when attending events and trade shows in the presence of competitors to ensure protection of trade secrets, protection of intellectual property rights and avoidance of claims of anti-competitive conduct. Responsible for coordinating response to vendors resulting in largest antitrust fine ever issued against a competitor for gun-jumping.