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What are Some Common Types of Complex Commercial Litigation?

Commercial litigation is broadly defined to encompass all legal disputes involving commercial entities and arising out of state and federal corporate law. There are myriad laws regulating businesses in the state of California. If your company is accused of failure to fulfill an obligation or breach of legal duty, you can find yourself being sued. If some other individual or company violates the rights of your organization, you can also take legal action and sue as the plaintiff.

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No matter what type of business dispute arises, being represented by a commercial litigation lawyer is advisable. Brown & Charbonneau, LLP provides legal representation in all types of complex commercial litigation. Whether you are hoping to resolve your case through a negotiated settlement, arbitration, or a civil trial, our attorneys have the experience and knowledge to provide you with aggressive and skillful representation. Give us a call today to schedule a consultation and learn more.

What are Some Common Types of Complex Commercial Litigation?

Some common types of complex commercial litigation include:

  • Intellectual property disputes: Patents, trademarks, copyrights, and trade secrets laws all protect the intellectual property of organizations. Your business may need to file a lawsuit if your intellectual property is being misused or you may be named as a defendant if you are accused of violating someone else’s IP rights.  Intellectual property disputes often hinge on complex details and highly-technical situations and you need an attorney with unparalleled experience in these difficult cases.
  • Employer/employee disputes: Both state and federal laws govern relationships between employees and the companies they work for. Employees may have obligations to your organization, like protecting trade secrets. You also must ensure you comply with fair wage and hour laws and non-discrimination regulations. If your employees believe you have acted unfairly, you can be sued.
  • Customer lawsuits for breach of warranty or defective products: Most products have implied warranties, including a warranty of merchantability and of fitness for the purpose for which the product is sued. You may also provide an express warranty for your products. Breach of warranty and defective product claims can come in the form of class action litigation in which multiple plaintiffs join together to take legal action against your business.
  • Breach of contract cases: Contracts create private law. If either party materially misrepresents their intentions or fails to fulfill their obligations in the contract, a breach of contract claim can be filed for damages. The non-breaching party can seek specific performance or other equitable remedies, or may seek monetary payment for losses resulting from the breach.

These are just a few of many types of complex commercial litigation.  Everything from false advertising to fraud claims to securities law violations could lead to civil and criminal actions and involvements with the justice system. Whenever you need help with any type of commercial litigation matter, Brown & Charbonneau, LLP is here to provide the assistance you require. Give us a call today at 714-505-3000 to schedule a consultation and learn more about how we can represent your business interests.