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II. Choice of Law
(10,617 words)

Volume III: Private International Law | Chapter 34 (1980): Unfair Competition

Completed on 1 September 1978

Alois Troller

A. Application of General Principles

5. Having ascertained that acts of unfair competition are acts in the nature of torts, it follows that the general rules of choice of law in matters of tort must apply. It appears, however, that no unanimity exists as to what these rules are and that different laws are being applied in a variety of states: the lex fori, the lex loci delicti (concei…

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Alois Troller, “II. Choice of Law”, in: International Encyclopedia of Comparative Law Online, Edited by: U. Drobnig, R. David, H. H. Egawa, R. Graveson, V. Knapp, A. T. Von Mehren, Y. Noda, S. Rozmaryn, V. M. Tschchikvadze, H. Valladão, H. Yntema, K. Zweigert. Consulted online on 02 June 2023 <>
First published online: 2018

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