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Illinois Appellate Court finds non-injured plaintiffs lack standing to pursue claims for technical violations of state consumer protection statutes
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • June 15 2015

In Maglio v. Advocate Health and Hosps. Corp., 2015 IL App (2d) 140782-U (Ill. App. Ct. June 2, 2015), the Illinois Appellate Court was asked to


Top 10 developmentsheadlines in trade secret, computer fraud, and non-compete law in 2014
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • January 6 2015

As part of our annual tradition, we are pleased to present our discussion of the top 10 developmentsheadlines in trade secret, computer fraud, and


Electronic agreement to arbitrate bytes employer
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • January 5 2015

Since the California Civil Code was amended in 1999 to state that an electronic signature has the same legal effect as a handwritten signature, many


Louisiana district court extends pro-employer interpretation of the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act’s “authorized access” provisions to impose civil liability on former employee
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • April 24 2014

A worker's authorized access of an employer's computer system during the course of his employment, in which he acquired information that he later


Update on CNH v. EEOC can the EEOC troll for plaintiffs by sending a blast email to business email addresses?
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • September 10 2013

On August 1, 2013, Case New Holland, Inc. and CNH America LLC, commenced federal court litigation against the EEOC and one of its Investigators from


Recent decisions by UK courts highlight protection of confidential and proprietary information in employment context Part II
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • August 6 2013

Although not binding authorities throughout the UK, two other recent decisions from lower courts in England and Wales are also notable with respect


Recent decisions by UK courts highlight protection of confidential and proprietary information in employment context Part I
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • August 5 2013

As many employers have experienced, guarding against misuse of confidential and proprietary information by former employees can be a challenge in an


An employee is stealing company documentsthat can’t be protected activity, right?
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • July 3 2013

A supervisor discovers that an employee has recently downloaded thousands of pages of confidential Company billing and financial information, and


Recent alleged cyberattack by ex-employee demonstrates importance of employer diligence on protecting network passwords
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • June 3 2013

A recently unsealed criminal complaint out of the Eastern District of New York raises allegations that paint a frightening picture for employers of


Washington State passes social networking privacy legislation
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • May 27 2013

On May 21, 2013, Washington Governor Jay Inslee signed into law Senate Bill 5211, which with certain exceptions prohibits mandatory employee