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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


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


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


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


District court of New Jersey continues growing national trend permitting employers to view “publicly” available social media posts
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • September 19 2013

Following a growing recent national trend, Judge Martini of the District Court of New Jersey issued summary judgment to Defendants Monmouth-Ocean


"Black Swan" is ugly duckling for employers: unpaid interns in the spotlight after summary judgment in film production case
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • June 13 2013

Advocates for interns seeking wage payments under federal and NY law received some welcome news this week with the decision in Glatt v. Fox


Florida case underscores the expense and difficulty in enforcement of non-compete clauses against employees
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • May 19 2008

A six-panelist jury awarded $6.9 million in punitive damages and $126,511 in compensatory damages to CBS Radio fka Infinity Radio in a dispute stemming from an action to enforce a non-compete clause against radio host Jennifer Ross, whose real name is Elena Whitby


A Rose employee by any other name? Talk show interns sue for pay
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • March 16 2012

Last month, this Blog reported on a pair of recent lawsuits filed by former unpaid interns for The Hearst Corp and Fox Searchlight Pictures claiming that they should have been paid for work they performed for the fashion magazine Harper’s Bazaar and on production of the 2010 film “Black Swan.”


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