COMBATING UNFAIR COMPETITION
TRUST ARGO 2001 NEW TO SOLVE PROBLEMS OF UNFAIR COMPETITION
The Argo 2001 New investigation agency specialises in collecting information and evidence to document, during legal proceedings, unfair competition and all illegal acts perpetrated against you that are punishable by law. Investigations are also conducted aimed at identifying illegal and detrimental behaviour undertaken by competitors. Our investigations agency operates throughout Rome and the province of Rome.
ARTICLE 2598 AND ARTICLE 2600 OF THE ITALIAN CIVIL CODE
The crime of unfair competition is regulated by Articles 2598 and 2600 of the Italian Civil Code. Article 2598 covers the general clause such as to include all acts of unfair competition that are not prescribed, such as making use of any means that does not conform with the principles of professional integrity in order to discredit a product or company. Article 2600 meanwhile provides that anyone who is damaged by conduct of unfair competition may claim compensation for damages by using checks and evidence gathered by investigations agencies.
ACTS OF UNFAIR COMPETITION
The acts that are typical of unfair competition include:
- Using distinctive signs that may be confused with names or logos used and registered by others
- Imitating a competitor’s products
- Disseminating news in order to damage the reputation of a competitor’s products and activities
- Diverting employees
PROTECT YOURSELF FROM THE CRIMES OF UNFAIR COMPETITION
Such actions can greatly damage your business, and cause you to suffer serious financial losses, undermining your and your business’s future. An extensive consultation with our leading experts will enable you to successfully address and resolve conduct of unfair competition, which can often consist of offences that are punishable by law.