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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


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


California legislature passes bill to extend social media privacy laws to public employers
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • September 17 2013

Big Brother can't ask for access to your "personal" social media accounts in the public hiring and employment setting except in certain narrow


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


Federal court rules that Twitter invites and Facebook posts do not constitute impermissible employee solicitations
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • February 19 2013

On January 22, 2013, United States Magistrate Judge Steven Shreder of the Eastern District of Oklahoma issued a report and recommendation, following


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


Keep on trollin’: Judge rejects employer’s motion to enjoin plaintiff’s social media blitz to find class members
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • November 26 2013

The old adage that there is "strength in numbers" is especially true in class actions and collective actions where the number of Plaintiffs is one of


What employers need to know about California’s new social media law
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • October 2 2012

On September 27, 2012, California Governor Jerry Brown signed two bills, AB 1844 and SB 1349, into law, making California the third state in the country Maryland and Illinois are the others to regulate employers’ ability to demand access to employees’ or prospective hires’ personal social media accounts


Live from New York it’s the Second Circuit (unpaid intern case)!
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • January 30 2015

The Second Circuit heard arguments this morning in two cases that raise critical issues for the fate of internships in for-profit businesses: Fox