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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


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


The Computer Fraud and Abuse Act and disloyal employees: a narrow bridge to nowhere?
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • April 15 2013

An old folk melody describes the world as "a very narrow bridge," where one misstep can bring disaster. The song seeks to inspire, calling on people


Top DevelopmentsHeadlines in Trade Secret, Computer Fraud, and Non-Compete Law in 2016
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • January 27 2017

Continuing our annual tradition, we present the top developmentsheadlines for 2016 in trade secret, computer fraud, and non-compete law. Please join


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


Michigan federal court adopts narrow interpretation of civil liability under Computer Fraud and Abuse Act
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • May 30 2012

The U.S. Circuit Courts of Appeals are currently split over the interpretation of the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act’s (“CFAA”) “unauthorized use” statute, and how narrowly this prong should be interpreted


Attorney-Client Privilege and Waiver in Employee Email on Company Systems
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • May 27 2011

In this issue of Seyfarth eDIGital, Seyfarth Shaw's eDiscovery and Information Governance practice group newsletter, we will continue the discussion of employee privacy in communications transmitted on company servers


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


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