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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

Tips for protecting trade secrets in the social media age

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • -
  • 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

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

FLSA vs. NCAA: new minimum wage action levels latest attack on amateur status of college athletes

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

A collective action filed last month in the Southern District of Indiana seeks unpaid wages on behalf of NCAA college athletes, claiming that student

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

District Court sanctions the EEOC for thwarting discovery of social media content

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

In yet another case regarding discovery of social media content, Magistrate Judge Michael E. Hegarty of the U.S. District Court for the District of

Keep on trollin’: Judge rejects employer’s motion to enjoin plaintiff’s social media blitz to find class members

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 26 2013

The old adage that there is "strength in numbers" is especially true in class actions and collective actions where the number of Plaintiffs is one of

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

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

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