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Managing Restrictive Covenants in a Multistate Environment

April 5, 2016 12:58
by Michael R. Greco
Does your company have employees located in multiple jurisdictions across the United States? Are you concerned that your restrictive covenants are not enforceable in all of these jurisdictions? Read on for a "how to" guide addressing restrictive covenants in a multistate environment.


The NLRB takes another cut at non-disclosure agreements.

March 29, 2016 17:35
by Michael P. Elkon
In recent years, the National Labor Relations Board has increased its scrutiny of various employer p...

Trade Secrets

Jawbone v. Fitbit: a Discovery Fight over the Extent of Trade Secret Misappropriation

March 17, 2016 15:48
by Michael P. Elkon
Jawbone and Fitbit are competitors in the business of selling fitness trackers. As competitors will ...

Trade Secrets


Criminal Sanctions in a Trade Secret Dispute

March 17, 2016 11:58
by Jeff Barnes
Just a few days after the Major League Baseball season opens next month, former St. Louis Cardinals ...

Computer Fraud & Abuse Act | Trade Secrets

Statutory Requirements for Invention Assignment Provisions

March 17, 2016 11:52
by Susan M. Guerette
You may have spent time drafting (or having your lawyers draft) enforceable restrictive covenants to...

Establishing Personal Jurisdiction Over Remote Employees

March 2, 2016 22:57
by Heather Zalar Steele
According to a recent Gallup poll, thirty-seven percent (37%) of U.S. workers report that they telec...


Protecting Trade Secrets From Theft By Ex-Employees

March 2, 2016 22:43
by Jack Stapleton
In late 2015, Atlantic Marine Construction Company, a Virginia Beach construction company, file...

Computer Fraud & Abuse Act | Trade Secrets

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Ownership of Social Media Accounts

February 4, 2016 17:57
by Art Lambert
It is becoming increasingly common for issues to arise relating to employer vs. employee owners...

Sanctions for Bringing a Computer Fraud and Abuse Act Claim?

February 4, 2016 17:38
by Cathy Stutin
Federal courts have continued to disagree on whether the Computer Fraud & Abuse Act ("CFAA") app...

Computer Fraud & Abuse Act

Are Referral Sources Protectable Under Florida Law?

January 21, 2016 07:06
by Andrew Froman
The question of whether referral sources constitute legitimate, protectable business interests under...



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