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An employee is stealing company documentsthat can’t be protected activity, right?

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 3 2013

A supervisor discovers that an employee has recently downloaded thousands of pages of confidential Company billing and financial information, and

Top 10 developmentsheadlines in trade secret, computer fraud, and non-compete law in 2012

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 31 2012

As part of our annual tradition, here is our list of the top 10 developmentsheadlines in trade secret, computer fraud, and non-compete law for 2012

No damages? Illinois federal court tosses Computer Fraud and Abuse Act claim alleging hacking of law firm network

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 13 2013

An Illinois federal court recently found in the favor of the defendant on a plaintiff's Computer Fraud and Abuse Act claim because the plaintiff

The Computer Fraud and Abuse Act and disloyal employees: a narrow bridge to nowhere?

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 15 2013

An old folk melody describes the world as "a very narrow bridge," where one misstep can bring disaster. The song seeks to inspire, calling on people

Michigan federal court adopts narrow interpretation of civil liability under Computer Fraud and Abuse Act

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 30 2012

The U.S. Circuit Courts of Appeals are currently split over the interpretation of the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act’s (“CFAA”) “unauthorized use” statute, and how narrowly this prong should be interpreted

Top 10 2011 developmentsheadlines in trade secret, computer fraud, and non-compete law

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 17 2012

We have compiled a list of the top 2011 developmentsheadlines in trade secret, computer fraud, and non-compete law

Computer Fraud and Abuse Act circuit split remains unresolved: United States Supreme Court challenge dismissed

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 7 2013

The parties in the WEC Carolina Energy Solutions LLC v. Miller matter recently agreed to dismiss the petition for writ of certiorari filed with the United

California federal district court distinguishes Ninth Circuit’s Nosal decision and finds that Computer Fraud and Abuse Act claims are available for violations of employer’s “access” restrictions

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 14 2012

On June 19, 2012, a district court for the Northern District of California distinguished the Ninth Circuit’s recent U.S. v. Nosal decision and allowed an employer to bring a claim under the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act (“CFAA”) against a former employee for alleged violations of a verbal computer access restriction

Washington State passes social networking privacy legislation

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 27 2013

On May 21, 2013, Washington Governor Jay Inslee signed into law Senate Bill 5211, which with certain exceptions prohibits mandatory employee

Update on CNH v. EEOC can the EEOC troll for plaintiffs by sending a blast email to business email addresses?

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 10 2013

On August 1, 2013, Case New Holland, Inc. and CNH America LLC, commenced federal court litigation against the EEOC and one of its Investigators from