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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


Former PhoneDog employee off the hook in closely watched trade secrets spat
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • December 6 2012

We previously blogged about the case of PhoneDog v. Kravitz, a Northern District of California case that called into question the ownership of Twitter followers on an employee’s professional account following the employee’s departure from the company


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


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


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


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


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


Eighth Circuit allows NFL players to “end run” class action settlement
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • June 27 2014

On June 20, 2014, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit reversed a district court's dismissal of a request by the NFL Players' Association


The opinions expressed in this post are my own and not necessarily those of my employer: disclaimers and the NLRB’s continuing (and confusing) assault on employer social media policies
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • May 13 2014

Companies cannot have every employee with a Twitter account spreading (mis)information about their business, products or services to hundreds or


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