slander of title
- 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
- 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.
- In an attempt to tarnish her reputation, her competitor engaged in slander of title, spreading false information about her ownership of certain patents.
- 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.