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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


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


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


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


Pennsylvania federal court dismisses employee’s Computer Fraud and Abuse Act claim based upon employer’s alleged improprer access of LinkedIn account: no cognizable damages
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • October 12 2012

Ownership of company social media accounts has recently become a hot topic in the legal industry, and with its decision in Eagle v. Morgan this past week, the Eastern District of Pennsylvania has added fuel to the fire


Reassignment of essential duty and creation of new light duty position are not reasonable accommodations
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • September 16 2010

In Godfrey v. Globe Newspaper Co., Inc., the SJC recently affirmed the dismissal of an employee’s claim of disability discrimination, finding his employer had no obligation to assign an essential function of his position to another employee. Nor was the employer obligated to give him a light duty assignment where the employer had not previously given such accommodation to others in the same position


Parties in high profile sports agent dispute in California involving trade secret and non-compete issues throw off the gloves
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • April 26 2012

The case of Mintz v. Mark Bartelstein & Associates dba Priority Sports & Entertainment, recently filed in the Central District of California, provides an interesting look at both non-compete and trade secret law, as seen through the world of a sports agent


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


Victory for Madison Square Garden on and off the ice
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • May 14 2014

Nothing beats the drama of Game 7. The New York Rangers provided plenty of it last night in downing the Pittsburgh Penguins to advance to the


Fourth Circuit holds that Facebook “like” is protected by the First Amendment
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • September 20 2013

Remember that Facebook photo of a friend's vacation that you "liked" a couple of days ago? Well, congratulations, you've just exercised your