A Trade Secret is any information, not generally known or easily ascertainable, by which an enterprise develops an economic advantage over competitors or customers. In order to maintain trade secrets'... more +
A Trade Secret is any information, not generally known or easily ascertainable, by which an enterprise develops an economic advantage over competitors or customers. In order to maintain trade secrets' protected legal status, enterprises must make reasonable efforts to keep the information secret and prevent unnecessary disclosure. Trade Secrets may include processes, formulas, methods, designs, patterns, et cetera.
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Like it or not, Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, and other social media is playing a larger role in our everyday business lives. Nowadays, many companies are using social networking to maintain their client list and further...more
Legal issues - Same as before but new platforms
– Entity use of social media
– Pathways to Legal Liability or Risk:
Defamation, Intellectual Property, Trade Secret, Advertising, Privacy, and...more
Recent National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) decisions have made it clear that employees’ comments on social media sites may be protected activities. Consequently, it’s more important than ever for employers to have clear...more
In This Issue:
- The Definition of “Supervisor” Under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964
- Who Owns Your Twitter Account?
- Excerpt from Who Owns Your Twitter Account?
Do you have a Twitter...more
Do you have a Twitter account for your business that your employees access? Do any of your employees’ tweet using a Twitter handle that includes your company’s name? If so, you need to update your social media policy in order...more
As most employers know, restrictive covenant agreements, often referred to as Confidentiality Agreements or Proprietary Information Agreements, are not the only documents that can be used to protect employers’ confidential...more
Everybody in the modern workforce is involved in social media in one way or another. Think about it. Even if your company does not utilize social media (which is becoming less and less likely), it is almost certain that your...more
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