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Computer Fraud and Abuse Act Circuit Split Remains Unresolved: United States Supreme Court Challenge Dismissed

Posted in Computer Fraud, Computer Fraud and Abuse Act, Data Theft, Espionage

The parties in the WEC Carolina Energy Solutions LLC v. Miller matter recently agreed to dismiss the petition for writ of certiorari filed with the United States Supreme Court, and as a result, the Court has dismissed the case. 

Accordingly, the circuit split regarding the ability of employers to use the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act (CFAA) to sue former … Continue Reading

US Supreme Court Strikes Down Oklahoma Supreme Court Decision And Holds That Arbitrator, Rather Than Court, Must Determine the Enforceability of Non-Compete Agreements Containing Arbitration Provisions

Posted in Non-Compete Enforceability, Practice & Procedure, Restrictive Covenants

By Robert Milligan and Grace Chuchla

There are not many issues that the United States Supreme Court can unanimously resolve in five short pages.

The preeminence of the Federal Arbitration Act (“FAA”) is apparently one such issue, as the Supreme Court recently illustrated in its November 26 per curium opinion in Nitro-Lift Technologies LLC v. Howard, 568 U.S. __ (November Continue Reading