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Court issues decision in Eagle v. Morgan: employee owns LinkedIn account but fails to recover any damages against former employer

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

The ownership of social media accounts in the employment context remains a very hot topic. We've previously blogged about the the case of Eagle v

Live from New York it’s the Second Circuit (unpaid intern case)!

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 30 2015

The Second Circuit heard arguments this morning in two cases that raise critical issues for the fate of internships in for-profit businesses: Fox

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

Federal court rules that Twitter invites and Facebook posts do not constitute impermissible employee solicitations

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 19 2013

On January 22, 2013, United States Magistrate Judge Steven Shreder of the Eastern District of Oklahoma issued a report and recommendation, following

"Black Swan" is ugly duckling for employers: unpaid interns in the spotlight after summary judgment in film production case

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

Advocates for interns seeking wage payments under federal and NY law received some welcome news this week with the decision in Glatt v. Fox

Former PhoneDog employee off the hook in closely watched trade secrets spat

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 6 2012

We previously blogged about the case of PhoneDog v. Kravitz, a Northern District of California case that called into question the ownership of Twitter followers on an employee’s professional account following the employee’s departure from the company

Testing the social media waters - court requires the EEOC to produce Facebook postings

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

Social media has become an integral part of modern society

And the hits keep coming: the NLRB continues to make inroads into social media

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

As recently reported on this blog here, here, and here, the NLRB has aggressively been trying to regulate the workplace implications of social media

Florida case underscores the expense and difficulty in enforcement of non-compete clauses against employees

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 19 2008

A six-panelist jury awarded $6.9 million in punitive damages and $126,511 in compensatory damages to CBS Radio fka Infinity Radio in a dispute stemming from an action to enforce a non-compete clause against radio host Jennifer Ross, whose real name is Elena Whitby

Pennsylvania federal court dismisses employee’s Computer Fraud and Abuse Act claim based upon employer’s alleged improprer access of LinkedIn account: no cognizable damages

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 12 2012

Ownership of company social media accounts has recently become a hot topic in the legal industry, and with its decision in Eagle v. Morgan this past week, the Eastern District of Pennsylvania has added fuel to the fire