Attorneys Handling Defamation Law

If you’ve been the victim of online slander, our Internet defamation attorneys want you to know that you DO have options.

Internet Defamation in Online Reviews

Are you the subject of a bad online review? Can you sue to have the review removed or for damages? Online reviews on Yelp, Healthgrades, Avvo, Expedia, Glassdoor, and other online review sites are typically not actionable unless the content meets certain threshold criteria. First, it should be noted that the review site itself can […]

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Internet Trade Libel or Defamation: Similar Yet Different

We all know someone who has been the subject of internet defamation.  We receive inquiries daily about what can be done to correct a false statement made about someone on the internet.  Increasingly, there a significant number of businesses who are falling victim to internet defamation.  Businesses who are the subject of false and defamatory […]

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Taking Down Defamatory Post on Facebook

Facebook has recently updated their Community Standards for posting on its website. Such things as nudity, such as fully exposed buttocks and female breast including showing the nipple (unless breastfeeding), revenge porn, hate speech, self-injury, dangerous organizations, bullying, harassment, criminal activity, sexual violence and exploitation, or violence and graphic content will not be allowed.

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Revenge Porn Lawyer: You have Rights. Fight Back.

Revenge Porn Lawyer Update: Revenge porn is commonly defined as sexually explicit pictures or video shared on the internet without consent. Revenge porn can be selfies or taken by third parties (often ex-lovers) with victims mostly being women. Otherwise private explicit images which include name, links to Facebook and social media profiles or addresses can […]

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Your Review May Now Be Protected

The State of California has now enacted a state law that takes effect in 2015 which prohibits companies from charging consumers for the posting of a negative review.

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A Possible Defense Against Defamation Statements

There are some instances whereby libelous statements may be allowed, of course, under certain circumstances. The fair report privilege can be used to defend against a defamation lawsuit.

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How Does the Court Decide Whether Something is Defamatory?

How does the trial court decide whether or not the statements are defamatory?

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Design Vs. Utility Patents

Design patents are one of the more misunderstood types of patents on the part of the public. Design patents are in the minority of patents that are applied for and issued. They are patents that protect the ornamental appearance, in other words, the look, of articles of manufacture. On top of being misunderstood they are […]

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I am the victim of online defamation. What do I do?

Online defamation is serious business. If you are the victim of online defamation, you need to understand your options and make sure your first step is the right one. There are lots of ways to approach this problem. As an internet defamation attorney, I am rarely able to tell a prospective client what they should […]

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So You Think You Can Remain Anonymous?

It is so easy to sit down at your computer, iPad, or smart phone and vent your aggression, anger, or frustration by posting negative or false comments about someone else. In order to protect yourself, you create a special gmail address containing a name that is not in any way related to you. You use […]

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