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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


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


FLSA vs. NCAA: new minimum wage action levels latest attack on amateur status of college athletes
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • November 4 2014

A collective action filed last month in the Southern District of Indiana seeks unpaid wages on behalf of NCAA college athletes, claiming that student


USTA aces misclassification case before Second Circuit
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • July 1 2015

With Wimbledon in full swing, and the U.S. Open just a few weeks away, the Second Circuit awarded game, set and match to the U.S. Tennis Association


College Football Unions: the refs call off the game
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • August 18 2015

On the eve of a new college football season, the referees at the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) got it right on instant replay: they called


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


District Court sanctions the EEOC for thwarting discovery of social media content
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • March 3 2013

In yet another case regarding discovery of social media content, Magistrate Judge Michael E. Hegarty of the U.S. District Court for the District of


Court sanctions employee for deleting Facebook account
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • April 3 2013

On March 25, 2013, Magistrate Judge Steven C. Mannion of the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey issued his opinion in Gatto v. United


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


And the hits keep coming: the NLRB continues to make inroads into social media
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • May 10 2013

As recently reported on this blog here, here, and here, the NLRB has aggressively been trying to regulate the workplace implications of social media