By adopting the Law against Unfair Competition (UWG), the legislature has created rules to curb unfair competition. The law is conceived to providelegitimate competition for consumers and competitors. The law contains provisions that allow taking action against competition breaches. In many cases, companies are entitled a direct right of action. The companies suffering from unfair competition can demand the rival companies to issue a cease-and-desist declaration, as well as to claim to compensate them the profit gained by unfair competition. In addition, there might be claims of compensation. A lawyer competent incompetition law can thoroughly review your situation and raise potential claims in the shortest possible term. It is necessary to act promptly to provide effective protection against unfair competition.