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State AGs in the news

  • Dickstein Shapiro LLP
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  • USA
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  • June 19 2014

Apple Inc. has agreed to settle the antitrust class action lawsuit brought by 33 AGs and consumers alleging that it conspired with publishers to fix

State AGs in the news

  • Dickstein Shapiro LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 24 2014

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's Mid-Year Report on Student Loan Complaints Reveals Reports of Auto-Default When Co-Signer Dies or Files

Printing hard copies of stolen source code: the difference between freedom and incarceration in the Second Circuit

  • Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • August 13 2013

Whenever an appeals court kicks off a 65-page opinion by describing you (or your client) as a thief, and posits that the question before it is

Customer list not secret enough

  • Sherman & Howard LLC
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  • USA
  • -
  • May 9 2013

An employer was unable to protect the confidentiality of its customer list, because it failed to present any evidence that the list was worthy of

Employers beware: Fourth Circuit adopts narrow interpretation of Computer Fraud and Abuse Act

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • August 6 2012

On July 26, 2012, the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals decided WEC Carolina Energy Solutions LLC v. Miller, holding that departing employees are not liable under the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act (“CFAA”) for mere violations of a company computer use policy

Virginia Supreme Court overturns multi-million dollar "goodwill" damages award in trade secrets conspiracy case

  • Epstein Becker Green
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  • USA
  • -
  • June 13 2012

One of the most elusive forms of damage that a company may suffer when its trade secrets are misappropriated or its former employees breach their post-employment restrictive covenants is the loss of goodwill

Michigan Federal Court limits use of Computer Fraud and Abuse Act to prosecute disloyal employee

  • Littler Mendelson
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  • USA
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  • June 12 2012

The Computer Fraud and Abuse Act prohibits (among other things) an employee from accessing an employer’s computers “without authorization” or in a manner that “exceeds authorized access.”

Federal courts address question of employer-employee ownership of business-related social media accounts

  • Fenwick & West LLP
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  • USA
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  • June 5 2012

The question of whether an employer is entitled to trade secret protection over social media accounts used for business purposes is unfolding in several well-publicized cases currently pending in federal courts throughout the country

Recent developments for the fourth quarter 2011

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • Canada, China, Denmark, European Union, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Netherlands, Switzerland, United Kingdom, USA
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  • March 15 2012

The end of the year and beginning of a new year is always a busy time for us, as it is for most of our clients

Colorado Federal Court rules that former employer stated a claim against former executive and his new employer under the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act regardless of differing circuit interpretations of the act

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
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  • USA
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  • March 9 2012

In its order denying defendants’ motion to dismiss in SBM Site Services, LLC v. Garrett, et al., Case No. 10-cv-00385, a Colorado federal court identified a circuit split over the interpretation of “unauthorized access” under the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act and then found a former employer had stated a CFAA claim against a former executive and his new employer regardless of the different circuit interpretations based upon his post-termination computer activities