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Pennsylvania Law on Ownership of LinkedIn Accounts - COTW #136
Posted on 29 Mar 2013 by Philip Miles

The latest Case of the Week is the resolution of a case I've covered previously . The case is Eagle v. Morgan (memorandum with findings of fact and conclusions of law here) from the Eastern District of Pennsylvania federal court, applying Pennsylvania... Read More

Who Owns "Publicly Available" Social Media Content?
Posted on 7 Nov 2013 by Lisa Stam

Who owns your LinkedIn connections? I’ve blogged about the ownership of social media content a few times already ( here , here , and here ) and I continue to believe that the real battle will be over connections made in the course of business. ... Read More

Case of the Week: How Much is a Twitter Account Worth?
Posted on 18 Nov 2011 by Philip Miles

How much is a Twitter account worth? According to PhoneDog v. Kravitz (N.D. Cal Nov. 8, 2011) , Twitter is quite the profitable endeavor! In PhoneDog , an employee had a work-related Twitter account. When he left PhoneDog, he took his Twitter... Read More

  • Blog Post: Case of the Week: How Much is a Twitter Account Worth?

    How much is a Twitter account worth? According to PhoneDog v. Kravitz (N.D. Cal Nov. 8, 2011) , Twitter is quite the profitable endeavor! In PhoneDog , an employee had a work-related Twitter account. When he left PhoneDog, he took his Twitter account and its 17,000 followers with him. Now, PhoneDog...
  • Blog Post: Pennsylvania Law on Ownership of LinkedIn Accounts - COTW #136

    The latest Case of the Week is the resolution of a case I've covered previously . The case is Eagle v. Morgan (memorandum with findings of fact and conclusions of law here) from the Eastern District of Pennsylvania federal court, applying Pennsylvania state law. You can read the Court's...
  • Blog Post: Who Owns "Publicly Available" Social Media Content?

    Who owns your LinkedIn connections? I’ve blogged about the ownership of social media content a few times already ( here , here , and here ) and I continue to believe that the real battle will be over connections made in the course of business. Are these connections your extended network that...