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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

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

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • 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

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

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

California court finds wrongful termination tort too desperate, but permits statutory claim for disparate treatment

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 21 2012

California employees can file tort claims against employers who impose adverse employment actions in violation of public policy

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

Sports agent non-compete and trade secrets dispute heats up in California

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 19 2012

With the NBA basketball season almost upon us, a high profile legal battle between an aspiring NBA sports agent and his former agency continues to heat up in Los Angeles federal court

The opinions expressed in this post are my own and not necessarily those of my employer: disclaimers and the NLRB’s continuing (and confusing) assault on employer social media policies

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 13 2014

Companies cannot have every employee with a Twitter account spreading (mis)information about their business, products or services to hundreds or

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

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • 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