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The cyber threat from within: the computer fraud and abuse act as a weapon against theft of confidential information by departing employees
  • Greensfelder Hemker & Gale PC
  • USA
  • July 15 2015

Almost daily, we hear about cyber attacks on big businesses and government agencies. But the attacks are not isolated to the big entities. Your

Sales of $8,000 stemming from trade secret misappropriation results in liability for $1.3 million
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • July 23 2015

At a time when an ex-employee's newly created company was subject to an injunction prohibiting misappropriation of his former employer's supposed

How to minimize risk when hiring an employee from a competitor
  • Greensfelder Hemker & Gale PC
  • USA
  • July 6 2015

The talent market is increasingly fluid, with many businesses following the talent development mantra "if you can't beat 'em, hire 'em." Poaching

Thieves among us? Protecting trade secrets from employee theft
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • July 13 2015

Employee trade secret theft is a serious problem, and getting worse. According to an analysis of federal court cases filed over a 58-year period, 85

Employee privacy and protection of trade secrets at odds in Finland
  • Roschier
  • European Union, Finland, Sweden
  • July 3 2015

Significant security threats often come from within: according to a security risk study by the Finnish Central Chamber of Commerce (2012), around 20

Protecting trade secrets and other confidential business information
  • Bond Schoeneck & King
  • USA
  • February 8 2013

In today's business world where information freely flows via electronic means and where it is common place for employees to switch jobs, protecting

Are your LinkedIn connections trade secrets?
  • King & Wood Mallesons
  • USA
  • January 15 2015

LinkedIn burst onto the social network scene in 2003 and has quickly become an essential tool for the modern professional. Over 300 million

An employee is stealing company documentsthat can’t be protected activity, right?
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • July 3 2013

A supervisor discovers that an employee has recently downloaded thousands of pages of confidential Company billing and financial information, and

Protecting company information when employees bail: California alternatives to employee non-compete agreements
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • March 23 2013

How does a California employer prevent its business from walking out the door along with a departing employee? In most jurisdictions, the employer

Expect focus - volume III, Summer 2014
  • Carlton Fields Jorden Burt
  • USA
  • September 16 2014

EXPECTFOCUS is a quarterly review of developments in the insurance and financial services industry, provided on a complimentary basis to clients and