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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


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


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


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


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


The NLRB, social media and the non-union workplace: employees improperly fire for Facebook postings
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • May 1 2013

In Design Technology Group LLC dba Bettie Page Clothing, 359 NLRB No. 96 (41913), the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) continued its


District court of New Jersey continues growing national trend permitting employers to view “publicly” available social media posts
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • September 19 2013

Following a growing recent national trend, Judge Martini of the District Court of New Jersey issued summary judgment to Defendants Monmouth-Ocean


And the hits keep coming: the NLRB continues to make inroads into social media
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • May 10 2013

As recently reported on this blog here, here, and here, the NLRB has aggressively been trying to regulate the workplace implications of social media


New Jersey becomes the thirteenth state to pass employee social networking privacy legislation
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • August 30 2013

On August 29, 2013, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie signed into law Assembly Bill No. 2878 (fourth reprint), which prohibits employers from asking


New Jersey Governor Christie signs social media privacy bill
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • September 4 2013

On August 29, 2013, Governor Christie signed into law a revised version of an employee social media privacy bill which incorporates employer-friendly