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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
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  • USA
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  • 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

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

Tips for protecting trade secrets in the social media age

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • February 4 2014

Social media clearly has numerous uses and benefits, as hundreds of millions of users worldwide can attest. From connecting with a long lost friend

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

Court sanctions employee for deleting Facebook account

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
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  • USA
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  • April 3 2013

On March 25, 2013, Magistrate Judge Steven C. Mannion of the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey issued his opinion in Gatto v. United

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

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
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  • 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

Massachusetts court rules that Facebook posting of new job does not violate non-competition covenant

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
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  • USA
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  • December 1 2012

A hair salon’s motion for entry of a preliminary injunction against a stylist was denied even though she had signed non-competition, non-solicitation and confidentiality agreements with the salon, and immediately after leaving her prior employment she was employed by a nearby competitor, a fact noted on her Facebook page. Invidia LLC v Difonzo, Case No. MICV20123798H (Middlesex Mass. County Super. Court, Oct. 22, 2012

A Rose employee by any other name? Talk show interns sue for pay

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • March 16 2012

Last month, this Blog reported on a pair of recent lawsuits filed by former unpaid interns for The Hearst Corp and Fox Searchlight Pictures claiming that they should have been paid for work they performed for the fashion magazine Harper’s Bazaar and on production of the 2010 film “Black Swan.”

Parties in high profile sports agent dispute in California involving trade secret and non-compete issues throw off the gloves

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
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  • USA
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  • April 26 2012

The case of Mintz v. Mark Bartelstein & Associates dba Priority Sports & Entertainment, recently filed in the Central District of California, provides an interesting look at both non-compete and trade secret law, as seen through the world of a sports agent

District court of New Jersey continues growing national trend permitting employers to view “publicly” available social media posts

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

Following a growing recent national trend, Judge Martini of the District Court of New Jersey issued summary judgment to Defendants Monmouth-Ocean