trade secret protections

On January 14, 2013, President Obama signed the Foreign and Economic Espionage Penalty Enhancement Act of 2012.

The Act enhances the penalties for certain violations of the Economic Espionage Act.

The purpose of the Act was to amend title 18, United States Code, to provide for increased penalties for foreign and economic espionage.

Under

By Robert Milligan and Jessica Mendelson

We have previously blogged on the colorful sports agent case of Mintz v. Mark Bartelstein & Associates d/b/a Priority Sports & Entertainment et al., Case No. 12-02554 SVW (SSX), (C.D. Cal.), where Aaron Mintz, a National Basketball Players Association (NBPA) certified player-agent, and his former employer, Priority Sports &

By Jessica Mendelson and Robert Milligan

Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Yelp, Foursquare….in today’s modern world, a large and growing number of people are using social media in some capacity. Many employers have some sort of social media policy to regulate the use of social media by their employees. Some simply block social media websites on company