For transactional lawyers and litigators in California, and importantly, for those outside the state who may have clients that send goods into commerce that may touch California, this program provides an important overview of California’s famed – and feared – unfair competition law: Business and Professions Code Section 17200. Experienced litigator Peter Afrasiabi provides an overview of Section 17200, including a discussion of recent California Supreme Court decisions interpreting the law, as well as several key practice pointers to help you avoid the pitfalls and liability traps Section 17200 creates for the unwary.
Peter Afrasiabi, Partner, One LLP, Newport Beach, CA
Peter is a founding partner at One, LLP, and focuses his practice on copyright, patent, trademark and entertainment litigation. In addition, he is a professor and the Director of the Appellate Clinic at University of California, Irvine School of Law. Peter graduated from University of California, Los Angeles and University of Southern California Gould School of Law.