Zynga May Shed Light on Its Own Practices in Going After Former Employee for Trade Secrets Theft
The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB or Board) continues its pursuit of employee handbooks and employment contracts in a series of recent decisions examining the lawfulness of confidentiality and alternative dispute...more
Employers who seek to protect their confidential business information and their reputations by requiring employees to sign employment agreements containing confidentiality and non-disparagement clauses may now face opposition...more
Another decision has been issued by a National Labor Relations Board ("NLRB" or "Board") administrative law judge ("ALJ") striking down a non-union employer's confidentiality and proprietary information and non-disparagement...more
Many businesses rely on keeping trade secrets confidential. Coca-Cola has successfully kept their formula secret for many years. Apple and Samsung have been embroiled in a lengthy trade secret battle over phones and tablets....more
Originally published in MidlandsBiz.com on December 18, 2012.
In its most significant employment law decision of 2012, Milliken & Co. v. Morin, the South Carolina Supreme Court addressed the enforceability of provisions...more
Part I: The Employment Agreement/Confidentiality Agreement
It is common for a business to maintain information that gives it an edge over its competition. Such information can be as varied as customer lists, supplier...more
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