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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


Employers take note: Michigan adopts social media privacy legislation
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • January 8 2013

The Michigan Legislature recently passed the Internet Privacy Protection Act ("IPPA"), otherwise known as House Bill 5523. On December 28, 2012, Michigan


Social media in the workplace the good and the bad
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • Australia
  • February 13 2014

With the exponential growth in the world of social media, it is important that employers are well versed as to the impact it can have on recruitment


Former PhoneDog employee off the hook in closely watched trade secrets spat
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • December 6 2012

We previously blogged about the case of PhoneDog v. Kravitz, a Northern District of California case that called into question the ownership of Twitter followers on an employee’s professional account following the employee’s departure from the company


Putting The Smackdown On Workplace Bullying
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • March 2 2016

World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) is recognized all around the world for body slams, suplexes, and super kicks. WWE recently introduced a new type


Is it competing? Magazine mogul sues for declaration of rights under agreements
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • September 7 2009

Jerry Powers, the founder of Miami's successful magazine, Ocean Drive, has sued the purchaser of the business and now-publisher of the magazine, Niche Media Holdings, LLC ("Niche Media") seeking a declaratory judgment that the non-compete restrictions contained in the parties' asset purchase agreement ("APA") and the employment agreement he entered into following the sale do not (a) prevent Powers from helping inner-city youth publish their own magazine (Inspire, Enrich & Empower or IE2) as part of a non-profit effort and (b) prevent Powers from working in the luxury magazine world after November 1, 2009


Florida case underscores the expense and difficulty in enforcement of non-compete clauses against employees
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • May 19 2008

A six-panelist jury awarded $6.9 million in punitive damages and $126,511 in compensatory damages to CBS Radio fka Infinity Radio in a dispute stemming from an action to enforce a non-compete clause against radio host Jennifer Ross, whose real name is Elena Whitby


Off the Record? Workplace Perils of Video Recording and Social Media
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • April 29 2016

With seemingly every employee having access to a smart-phone or other recording device, employers without strong social media policies


High Profile Pay Equity “Champions”: U.S. Women’s Soccer Players File EEOC Wage Discrimination Charge
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • March 31 2016

Today five members of the reigning World Cup and Olympic champion U.S. Women's national soccer team filed a complaint with the Equal Employment


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