It should come as no surprise that making a false statement about a competitor’s product or service is actionable.  Similarly, albeit slightly less obvious, repeating a false statement that someone else makes about a competitor also may be actionable if you have reason to believe that the statement is false or if you recklessly repeat it without making any effort to determine if that statement is true or false.  In Genzyme Corp. v. Shire Human Genetic Therapies, Inc., however, the District of Massachusetts took the concept of holding someone liable for republishing another’s unbiased statement to a whole new level. … Keep reading