Mr. Markham is a San Diego attorney who obtained his law degree from Harvard Law School in 1987. He is an experienced, successful litigator of complex business and real estate disputes,... more
Mr. Markham is a San Diego attorney who obtained his law degree from Harvard Law School in 1987. He is an experienced, successful litigator of complex business and real estate disputes, and he has litigated a wide array of such matters for plaintiffs and defendants in California since 1988. He has won jury verdicts and bench trials, and he has handled major antitrust litigation and complex com... view profile
Antitrust and trade lawyers have experience with regulations governing what businesses can and cannot do in attempting to gain a competitive edge. Antitrust laws prohibit one company from controlling or monopolizing the market for goods or services. A famous example is the government's case against Microsoft for allegedly bundling its Internet Explorer web browser with Windows software in an attempt to dominate the Internet browser market space. Trade laws deal with practices like stealing proprietary data or mailing lists, spreading false rumors about a product, or pricing a product below cost to lure another company's customers. Claims of unfair competition (gaining customers at the expense of a competitor) can be expensive for everyone involved. Antitrust and trade attorneys can defend you against these claims, or provide support if you are the victim of unfair competition.