The Business Defamation Blog

Welcome to the Kelly / Warner business defamation law blog. Each week, we post case studies and legal tips about professional slander and libel torts. To speak with a business defamation lawyer, contact Kelly / Warner Law.

Business Defamation Case Study: Pharmaceutical Partner Dispute

It’s a pharmaceutical defamation clash of the titans. In the plaintiff corner we’ve got Vestiq Pharmaceuticals. Monsol RX occupies the defendant’s corner. According to a press release put out by Vestiq’s attorneys, the former is suing the latter for allegedly destroying a profitable sale. The only source of information for this story is a press Read More

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Forex Unfair Competition, Trade Libel and Defamation

At times described as the closest thing to a perfect competition platform, the Foreign Exchange Market is like no other financial exchange. It’s an indiscriminate, deregulated electronic trading outpost where winning is all that matters and rivalries run deep. Which is why the Forex market is a hot bed of trade libel and unfair competition. Read More

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Yelp! Defamation: Business Owner v. Reviewer

Another small business owner is fighting back against online Defamation. Ron Gordon of Ron Gordon’s Watch Repair – a Madison Avenue horologist – filed a libel notice with would-be customer, Matthew Brand, over an unflattering Yelp! review. The Yelp! Review That Led To A Cease and Desist Defamation Letter What stirred Mr. Gordon into Internet Read More

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Financier & Ex-NYU Prof Entangled In Affair-Related Defamation Suit

Scandal Leads To Defamation Lawsuit For Financier & Academic An ex-NYU professor recently appeared before the Manhattan Criminal Court in a case that has stirred interest in both academic and investment banking circles. The case began in what was allegedly an affair with Willem Buiter, a former Citigroup banker. Heleen Mees, a Dutch economist, has Read More

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Energae and I-Lender Duke Out Defamation Against Multiple Parties

UPDATE: This case was dismissed without prejudice, meaning the plaintiffs can re-file. ***Original Article Below*** In a convoluted case involving a troth-full of charges, Energae – a “green energy” company –and I-Lender – a finance firm — filed suit against a handful of their former partners and associates. One of the charges is defamation. How Read More

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Disgraced Politician Sued For Defamation By Finance Fat Cat

UPDATE JULY 2014: The judge in this Financier v. Politician lawsuit said, “Let’s do this.” (I’m paraphrasing, of course.) Many charges were dismissed, but several defamation charges remain — and its heading for trial. /******* Original Article From 2013************/ This defamation suit comes to us from the “disgraced politicians and the people who loathe them” Read More

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