By Robert Milligan and Jessica Mendelson

With the NBA basketball season almost upon us, a high profile legal battle between an aspiring NBA sports agent and his former agency continues to heat up in Los Angeles federal court. The case involves some interesting non-compete, trade secret, and privacy issues.

In April 2012, we first alerted

In a recent decision, the federal Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals joined a growing number of federal courts that have limited the use of the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act ("CFAA") in suits brought against former employees accused of taking data from a company’s computer system before leaving the company.

In LVRC Holdings LLC v.

In this breach of employment contract and misappropriation of trade secrets case, plaintiff moved to compel production of e-mails from defendant’s personal Yahoo! account.

Plaintiff contended that Defendant used this specific e-mail account to engage in the activities upon which this entire lawsuit is based. Defendant claimed that he could not produce these e-mails, because