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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


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 grants summary judgment for Facebook on its CAN-SPAM Act, Computer Fraud and Abuse Act, and Penal Code Section 502 claims against social media aggregator
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • February 29 2012

For the past three years, social media platform Facebook has pursued legal action against social media aggregator Power Ventures ("Power") over what it has viewed as a blatant violation of state and federal law


California court rules that non-competition agreement contained in employment agreement is unenforceable against former seller even though it was executed in connection with the sale of a business
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • August 29 2012

Noncompetition agreements executed in connection with the sale of a business are typically enforceable as a limited exception under Business and Professions Code section 16601 and applicable case authority to Californias general prohibition against noncompetition agreements


Ninth circuit overturns $172 million trade secrets award in rival toy makers’ epic dispute
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • January 25 2013

After more than eight years of litigation and two jury trials over the Bratz doll line, rival toy makers Mattel, Inc. and MGA Entertainment, Inc. may


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


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


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


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


Solicitor General decides not to file petition for review in United States v. Nosal: Circuit split on Computer Fraud and Abuse Act remains
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • August 3 2012

The Solicitor General indicated yesterday that he will not file a petition for a writ of certiorari with the Supreme Court in U.S. v. Nosal