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Employee GPS Tracking - Is it Legal?
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • January 26 2016

Over the past several years, technology has dramatically increased employee accountability in the workplace. For example, in an office environment


An employee is stealing company documentsthat can’t be protected activity, right?
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • July 3 2013

A supervisor discovers that an employee has recently downloaded thousands of pages of confidential Company billing and financial information, and


Monitoring Employee Communications: A Brave New World
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • April 29 2016

Over the last decade, communication via email and text has become a vital part of how many of us communicate in the workplace. In fact, most


California federal courts reiterate: unless computer hacked, Computer Fraud and Abuse Act permits misuse of electronic information
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • September 15 2015

In United States v. Nosal, 676 F.3d 854 (9th Cir. 2012) (en banc), the court held that the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act, 18 U.S.C


Ex-employee violated duty of loyalty, breached non-compete, and committed computer fraud act violation, but new employer not liable for misappropriation of non-trade secret "confidential information"
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • September 11 2011

A dental products supply company, DHPI, won partial summary judgment from a Wisconsin federal court against its ex-employee, Ringo, for competing with DHPI both while still an employee and soon after resigning


Electronic agreement to arbitrate bytes employer
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • January 5 2015

Since the California Civil Code was amended in 1999 to state that an electronic signature has the same legal effect as a handwritten signature, many


Top 10 developmentsheadlines in trade secret, computer fraud, and non-compete law in 2014
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • January 6 2015

As part of our annual tradition, we are pleased to present our discussion of the top 10 developmentsheadlines in trade secret, computer fraud, and


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
  • USA
  • 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


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


Spokeo v. Robins: The U.S. Supreme Court Finds Concrete Injury Is Required Under Article III But Remands Back To The Ninth Circuit
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • May 16 2016

In deciding Spokeo v. Robins, the U.S. Supreme Court reaffirmed that plaintiffs seeking to establish that they have standing to sue must show “an