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Business Torts: A Comprehensive, Useful Explanation
Business Torts: A Comprehensive, Useful Explanation


Business torts is an increasingly significant area of the law. In this 3.3-hour July 18, 2019 program, Michael J. Hutter, Esquire, provides a comprehensive explanation of the types of torts involving business interests.

Mr. Hutter is Professor of Law at Albany Law School where he received the 2015 Faculty Award for Excellence in Teaching. He is also Special Counsel to the Albany, New York law firm of Powers & Santola, LLP.

Major topics include:
Business Torts Generally
False and Misleading Marketing
-common law: false advertising
-common law: disparagement/trade libel/injurious falsehood
-Lanham Act Section 43(a): false advertising and disparagement
-Lanham Act Section 43(a): passing off
Tortious Interference
-interference with contract, with prospective advantage/business relations and with contracts terminable at will
-privileges; damages
-theory and limits
-product copying
-appropriation of name
Trade Secret Appropriation
-elements of a trade secret misappropriation
Other State and Federal Causes of Action
-breach of fiduciary duty; fraud and deceit; conspiracy and aiding and abetting
-unfair competition statutes

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