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Who owns an employee's social media account when it is used to promote the employer's business? This is a hot-button topic and developing area of employment law, and a Pennsylvania federal court recently shed more light on...more
It is not, as many recent articles and blogs have discussed, just about whether relevant social media information can be discovered by one party in a lawsuit. It is also about what happens when a party fails to preserve...more
In legal circles, we’ve all been anxiously awaiting a result in the case of Eagle v. Morgan (download here) – a case out of Pennsylvania where the issue who owned a LinkedIn page and contacts (the employee vs. the employer)...more
In October 2012, we told you about the case of Eagle v. Edcomm, Inc. pertaining to whether an employee’s LinkedIn account belongs to the employee (Linda Eagle) or to her employer (Edcomm). At that time, the United States...more
Social media continues to be important in litigation, especially in cases where the plaintiff alleges damages for emotional distress or mental injury. Courts are increasingly allowing discovery of the plaintiff's social media...more
Employers are now on full alert that employee’s online activity in the office and in the home has a direct, often beneficial/often detrimental impact, on the bottom line. And with each day’s headlines new complications and...more
The US Supreme Court ruled last month that a warrant is required for police to track a suspect with a GPS device, or the search violates the Fourth Amendment’s protection from unreasonable searches. Many...more
Agenda for Today:
• Legal Issues – “Similar Issues, New Platforms”
(1) Educating Your “Speakers”
(2) Entity Use of Online Social Media Platforms - Defamation, IP, Privacy, Agency
(3) Entity Online Programs and...more
*Brief Summary of How Organizations Are Leveraging On-line Social Media
– What is On-line Social Media
– Current Trends/Potential Benefits from Using Social Media
*Legal Issues – “Similar Issues, New...more
In This Issue: 2 Facebook Sued for Unauthorized Use of Minors’ Names and Likenesses; 2 YouTube Faces Damages and Injunction in Germany for Infringing User Uploads; 3 California Criminalizes Malicious Online Impersonation; 3...more
In this age of instant information gratification, it is easy to forget that the multitude of electronic devices we use for communication and entertainment (cell phones, mp3 players, and other multimedia devices) can have a...more
Web businesses have fueled the natural cynicism that consumers have when reading online reviews. There are too many reported instances of businesses or PR firms using employees or paid reviewers to post glowing reviews, and,...more
Ever-increasing connectivity has blurred the distinction between personal time and
company time. Electronic communication has become routine at work and at home.
For some it is now required. Employment and tort law have not...more
Ever-increasing connectivity has blurred the distinction between personal time and company time. Electronic communication has become routine at work and at home. For some it is now required. Employment and tort law have not...more
IN THIS ISSUE:
*Manatt Lawyers Receive Top Ratings In Chambers USA 2008 Advertising, Entertainment, and Healthcare Practices Noted for Excellence
*FCC Eyes Product Placement Practices
*Executives Are Employees For...more
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