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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


Tips for protecting trade secrets in the social media age
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • February 4 2014

Social media clearly has numerous uses and benefits, as hundreds of millions of users worldwide can attest. From connecting with a long lost friend


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


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


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


Massachusetts court rules that Facebook posting of new job does not violate non-competition covenant
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • December 1 2012

A hair salon’s motion for entry of a preliminary injunction against a stylist was denied even though she had signed non-competition, non-solicitation and confidentiality agreements with the salon, and immediately after leaving her prior employment she was employed by a nearby competitor, a fact noted on her Facebook page. Invidia LLC v Difonzo, Case No. MICV20123798H (Middlesex Mass. County Super. Court, Oct. 22, 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


Testing the social media waters - court requires the EEOC to produce Facebook postings
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • November 17 2012

Social media has become an integral part of modern society


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


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