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Court Issues Decision in Eagle v. Morgan: Employee Owns LinkedIn Account But Fails To Recover Any Damages Against Former Employer

Posted in Social Media, Trade Secrets

By Jessica Mendelson and Robert Milligan

The ownership of social media accounts in the employment context remains a very hot topic. We’ve previously blogged about the the case of Eagle v. Morgan, Case No. 11-4303, E.D.Pa.. The case went to trial in November 2012, and the court has recently issued its trial order, finding that even though the plaintiff …