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Non-competition v. unfair competition in California

  • Foley & Lardner LLP
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  • USA
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  • July 29 2011

We all know that California does not permit enforcement of non-compete agreements

Another New York Federal Court narrowly construes the federal Computer Fraud and Abuse Act

  • Jackson Lewis PC
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  • USA
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  • March 27 2013

When an executive search firm bought the goodwill and other assets of a similar firm and learned that the individual sellers took client lists and

United States Chess Federation embroiled in computer fraud prosecution

  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
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  • USA
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  • August 26 2010

Last week the federal district court in Northern California downgraded felony Computer Fraud and Abuse Act (“CFAA”) counts to misdemeanors against Gregory Alexander who is charged with accessing “on thirty-four separate occasions . . . without authorization, the Yahoo! email account of Randall Hough, one of the board members of the United States Chess Federation (“USCF”).”

Damages issues again thwart the bulk of plaintiffs’ claims in the PlayStation Network data breach class action

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
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  • USA
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  • January 23 2014

In the latest chapter in the Sony PlayStation Network ("PSN") data breach saga, a decision that issued on January 21, 2014 permanently dismissed all

LabMD's federal court actions against the FTC dismissed

  • Alston & Bird LLP
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  • USA
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  • February 28 2014

LabMD is back in the news. This time, however, it's not the FTC's administrative action against LabMD that's making headlines. (For information about

Broad injunctive relief and damage award for misappropriation of trade secrets upheld

  • McDermott Will & Emery
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  • USA
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  • July 31 2011

Considering a jury verdict holding that the defendants had misappropriated the plaintiff’s trade secrets by using the plaintiff’s source code to create competing audio conferencing products, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit affirmed the judgment for the plaintiff and scope of injunctive relief and the award of exemplary damages

Bilski-based rejections of computer-implemented claims continue to be issued by board of appeals

  • McDermott Will & Emery
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  • USA
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  • January 30 2010

In a decision applying the Bilski "machine-or-transformation test" (see IP Update, Vol. 11, No. 11), the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office’s Board of Patent Appeals and Interferences (the Board) continued its practice of invalidating computer implemented method claims under 101

Who owns software?

  • Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
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  • USA
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  • September 14 2010

In a very significant decision, the 9th circuit Court of Appeals ruled that software developers can legally prevent customers from owning the copies of software that they pay for

Employees' private email accounts not necessarily off-limits to employers

  • Greenberg Traurig LLP
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  • USA
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  • January 27 2011

The precise wording of an employer's computer usage policy could have a significant impact in a lawsuit with a former employee

FTC sends message to mobile app developers regarding privacy policies

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
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  • USA
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  • August 18 2011

FTC announced on August 15 that it has reached a settlement with W3 Innovations, LLC, a small start-up mobile app developer doing business as "Broken Thumbs Apps"