A fight over control of a legal blog has spilled into Federal Court with allegations of unfair competition, infringement, and conspiracy.
Law firm Stites & Harbison, PLLC sued three former attorneys in a Kentucky federal court (Stites & Harbison, … Read More
In the seventh installment of our series on actions that employers can take to prevent employee theft or improper disclosure of company data we’ll be discussing red flag behaviors and how to identify them. Employees may take information in a … Read More
In this ten-post series, we have been talking about actions companies can take to better protect valuable trade secrets and other critical business information. We are now on action number six. In this post, we’re leaving the workplace behind to … 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
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
On Thursday, December 11, 2014, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) overturned existing precedent in a decision that contains important implications as to how employers draft and implement their electronic communications policies.
In Purple Communications, Inc, a divided NLRB … 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