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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

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

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

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

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

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
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  • 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

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

Big brother can’t ask for access to your “personal” social media accounts either.more social media legislation proposed in California

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

Recently, we blogged about the passage of California Assembly Bill 1844, which regulates employers’ ability to demand access to employees’ or prospective hires’ personal social media accounts