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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


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


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


What Underlying Facts are Required to Assert a Valid CFAA Claim Based on “Exceeds Authorized Access” in Georgia?
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • November 7 2016

The Computer Fraud and Abuse Act (“CFAA”) gives rise to an actionable claim if someone “knowingly accesses a computer without authorization or


Top 10 DevelopmentsHeadlines in Trade Secret, Computer Fraud, and Non-Compete Law in 2015
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • January 11 2016

Continuing our tradition of presenting annually our thoughts concerning the top 10 developmentsheadlines this past year in trade secret, computer


Ninth Circuit rejects application of Computer Fraud and Abuse Act in employee theft cases
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • April 12 2012

On Tuesday, April 10, 2012, a Ninth Circuit en banc panel released its highly anticipated decision in United States v. Nosal


California Federal District Court reaffirms that Computer Fraud and Abuse Act claims are available for violations of employers’ “access restrictions” despite Ninth Circuit’s Nosal decision
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • September 13 2012

Last month we blogged about a district court for the Northern District of California that distinguished the Ninth Circuit’s recent U.S. v. Nosal decision and allowed an employer to bring a counterclaim under the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act against a former employee for alleged violations of a verbal computer access restriction


2015 Trade Secrets Webinar Series Year in Review
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • December 15 2015

The first webinar of the year, led by Michael Wexler, Robert Milligan and Daniel Hart, reviewed noteworthy cases and other legal developments from


Phishing: Data Breach Is “Chalkdust Torture”
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • June 15 2016

Hernandez v. Sprouts Farmers Market, Inc., a case stemming from a phishing scam, emphasizes the need for California employers to implement