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Trouble in paradise? Trade secret theft alleged in Hawaii surrounding zipline technology
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • March 15 2013

Ahhh, Hawaii. Crystal clear water, pristine beaches, warm weather - it's the perfect place to relax and enjoy some sun. Well, that is, it's the


Federal Court questions whether damages exist in LinkedIn account ownership dispute
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • March 2 2013

The ownership of social media accounts in the employment context remains a very hot topic. In fact, you might remember the case of Eagle v. Morgan


California appellate decision clarifies standard for injunctive relief carve-outs within California arbitration agreements
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • January 22 2013

Arbitration agreements with carve-outs for provisional remedies are again the topic du jour, particularly in California courts which apply a


California federal court ships fiduciary duty and unfair competition suit to Delaware based upon forum selection clause
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • January 31 2013

Using a forum selection clause to transfer a case out of California federal court may have become easier thanks to a recent order from Judge Koh of


District court holds that computer forensic investigation costs satisfy "loss" requirement of Computer Fraud and Abuse Act
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • February 9 2011

A Colorado federal district court recently held that the computer forensic investigator costs of investigating Computer Fraud and Abuse Act (CFAA) violations constitute "loss" under the statute


California Federal Court dismisses California employee’s challenge of his non-compete agreement based upon enforceable forum selection provision
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • February 12 2013

California federal courts have again said it loud and clear when analyzing whether or not the enforcement of a forum selection clause within


NBA sports agent slams non-compete and trade secret claims and scores 85k jury verdict against former agency for privacy violation
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • December 8 2012

We have previously blogged on the colorful sports agent case of Mintz v. Mark Bartelstein & Associates dba Priority Sports & Entertainment et al., Case No. 12-02554 SVW (SSX), (C.D. Cal.), where Aaron Mintz, a National Basketball Players Association (NBPA) certified player-agent, and his former employer, Priority Sports & Entertainment (“Priority Sports”), clashed in California federal court regarding his departure from Priority Sports to Creative Artists Agency (“CAA”


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


Federal Court requires foreign resident to litigate non-compete dispute in Missouri based upon Forum Selection Clause
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • February 26 2013

It's 8,242.7 miles or a 17 hour flight between the Philippines and Missouri. Nobody would dispute that this is a significant distance, but as far the