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Don’t let BYOD become LFYO (liability for your organization)

  • Miller Canfield PLC
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  • USA
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  • June 11 2012

"BYOD" stands for "bring your own device," the practice of allowing employees and contractors to use personal devices, such as laptops, smartphones, home computers and tablets, to conduct the organization's business

Federal courts address question of employer-employee ownership of business-related social media accounts

  • Fenwick & West LLP
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  • USA
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  • June 5 2012

The question of whether an employer is entitled to trade secret protection over social media accounts used for business purposes is unfolding in several well-publicized cases currently pending in federal courts throughout the country

Eworkplace policies social-media, privacy & internet-security

  • Fenwick & West LLP
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  • USA
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  • April 3 2012

Traditional concerns for employers have included: harassing or other discriminatory actions; other conduct leading to liability to third-parties; forbidden fraternizing; criminal activity; “frolic and detour” or other slacking; and protection of trade secrets

Recent developments for the fourth quarter 2011

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • Canada, China, Denmark, European Union, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Netherlands, Switzerland, United Kingdom, USA
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  • March 15 2012

The end of the year and beginning of a new year is always a busy time for us, as it is for most of our clients

Colorado Federal Court rules that former employer stated a claim against former executive and his new employer under the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act regardless of differing circuit interpretations of the act

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
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  • USA
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  • March 9 2012

In its order denying defendants’ motion to dismiss in SBM Site Services, LLC v. Garrett, et al., Case No. 10-cv-00385, a Colorado federal court identified a circuit split over the interpretation of “unauthorized access” under the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act and then found a former employer had stated a CFAA claim against a former executive and his new employer regardless of the different circuit interpretations based upon his post-termination computer activities

Pennsylvania Federal Court salvages customer lists as basis for UTSA claim, but shreds liquidated damages provision and rejects fiduciary claim

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
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  • USA
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  • February 3 2012

In the most recent ruling in long-running litigation styled AMG National Trust Bank v. Ries, NO. 06-CV4337, 09-cv-3061 (E.D. Pa.) (decided Dec. 29, 2011), the Eastern District of Pennsylvania partially granted the defendant Stephen Ries’s motion for summary judgment, jettisoning the plaintiff’s breach of fiduciary duty claims and plaintiff’s request for liquidated damages, but permitting the case to proceed for alleged breach of a restrictive covenant in his employment agreement

An employer’s guide to implementing EU-compliant whistleblowing hotlines

  • McDermott Will & Emery
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  • European Union, USA
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  • August 23 2011

Under the Sarbanes-Oxley Act, companies listed on U.S. stock exchanges are required to establish a system, often called a “whistleblowing hotline,” for employees to internally report concerns over questionable auditing or accounting matters

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

Ninth Circuit reverses course on Computer Fraud & Abuse Act

  • Fisher & Phillips LLP
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  • USA
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  • May 16 2011

More often than not when a management law firm informs its clients of recent case developments, the news is not good

Your licensee knows your confidential, proprietary technology and just acquired your main competitor: can you sue for threatened trade secret misappropriation?

  • Foley & Lardner LLP
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  • USA
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  • March 28 2011

A federal court in Washington State issued a ruling last week in Edifecs, Inc. v. Tibco Software, Inc., further limiting grounds for seeking trade secret relief arising out of the acquisition by a licensee of the licensor’s primary competitor