What the case involved: Marks & Sokolov attorneys obtained a civil judgment which acknowledged that the information published in a newspaper publication was false and damaging to the business reputation of our client.
Process and result: Marks & Sokolov attorneys represented an American company which is an industry leader in video communication services. A regional Russian newspaper published an article containing false information damaging to the business reputation of the company. Marks & Sokolov attorneys proved in Court that the information published was entirely false. Moreover, our attorneys discovered that the person named as the source of the information had not actually provided any information to the author of the defamatory article.
Marks & Sokolov attorneys prepared and filed a complaint in civil court demanding the newspaper to acknowledge that the published information was false and to force the newspaper to publish a retraction. The court found the arguments and evidence presented by Marks & Sokolov attorneys to be valid and persuasive. The court further acknowledged that the published information was false and damaging to the business reputation of the company. The court ordered the newspaper to publish a retraction with regard to the defamatory article and to pay our client monetary compensation for its damaged business reputation.