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Who Owns the LinkedIn Account You Maintain for an Employee?

Yesterday , we looked at a recent federal-court decision to determine whether LinkedIn connections are considered trade secrets. Let's run down the facts one more time... The case is Eagle v. Morgan . You can find a copy of Ms. Eagle's complaint here . And the defendants' counterclaim...

E.D. Pa. Rules on Ownership of LinkedIn Account in Eagle v. Morgan

Ownership of employees' social-media accounts was my pick for "hottest topic facing employers in the next 12 months" when I spoke to the Labor & Employment Section of the Delaware Bar Association back in April. A decision issued by the Eastern District of Pennsylvania last week on this...