We are thrilled to be able to share this guest post by our colleague, Ann Ladd. Thanks, Ann for this great post!
A continuing series highlighting developments in privacy and security.
We predict that 2015 will see even more:… Read More
Today is the fifth installment in our series on actions that employers can take to prevent employee theft of trade secrets, and this installment focuses on employee social media use.
Social media presents unique challenges related to the protection of … Read More
For HR professionals and employment lawyers, the following is not an uncommon scenario—employee uses personal smart phone for business purposes at employer; employer terminates employee; employer then remotely wipes all data (including personal data) from employee’s phone; employee complains, alleging … Read More
Today, in our fourth installment on actions that employers can take to prevent employee theft or improper disclosure of company data, we discuss risks associated with smartphones and mobile devices. When considering the use of mobile devices, a company should … Read More
Today is the third installment of our series on actions that employers can take to prevent employee theft or improper disclosure of company data and focuses on creating a “culture of confidentiality.” This means going beyond the written word and … Read More
For the second post in our series on actions that employers can take to prevent employee theft or improper disclosure of company data, we’re focusing on protecting data through the use of employee confidentiality, nondisclosure, noncompetition and nonsolicitation agreements.
These … Read More
Businesses face increasing threats to valuable trade secrets and other critical business information. To combat those threats, we believe companies should invest in a strong trade secret protection system. This includes development of appropriate policies, procedures, and smart enforcement strategies … Read More
A recent Minnesota Supreme Court decision highlights the stakes involved in trade secret misappropriation cases as well as the consequences for falsifying evidence. In Seagate Technology, LLC v. Western Digital Corporation, the Minnesota Supreme Court upheld an arbitration award … Read More