slander of title

Definition of "slander of title"
  1. An untrue public assertion, written or spoken, that damages a person's ownership rights in property and potentially causes financial loss for which compensation can be claimed
How to use "slander of title" in a sentence
  1. The businessman sued another firm for slander of title after false claims about his property rights were made public, leading to a loss of profit.
  2. In an attempt to tarnish her reputation, her competitor engaged in slander of title, spreading false information about her ownership of certain patents.
  3. The company was taken to court over allegations of slander of title after publicly questioning the authenticity of a rival company's copyrights, leading to financial losses for the rival firm.

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