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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

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

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

Washington State passes social networking privacy legislation

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 27 2013

On May 21, 2013, Washington Governor Jay Inslee signed into law Senate Bill 5211, which with certain exceptions prohibits mandatory employee

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

U.S. Supreme Court vacates Ninth Circuit ruling in Wang v. Chinese Daily News

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 7 2011

On October 5, 2010, we reported on a Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals decision, Wang v. Chinese Daily News, 623 F.3d 743 (9th Cir. 2010

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

Come one come all: court upholds New Jersey’s ban on job advertisements requiring current employment

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 21 2014

Over the past several years, several states and cities have adopted legislation designed to aid unemployed workers in securing employment, including

ALJ strikes down employer's email and social media policies as violating the NLRA

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 2 2013

On April 19, 2013, U.S. Administrative Law Judge David I. Goldman issued his decision and order in UPMC and SEIU Healthcare Pennsylvania, Case No