ESPN cannot escape NFL player’s privacy suit

Sep 2, 2016 By: Dan Ostrach

An ESPN reporter’s tweet of an NFL player’s medical chart may not be entitled to First Amendment protection if the records were unlawfully obtained or the disclosure exceeded the limits of common decency, a Florida federal court has said.

Texas bankruptcy court shootout over social media accounts

May 15, 2015 By: Joe Fraracci

When a company files for bankruptcy, its social media accounts are property of the bankruptcy estate subject to distribution under the Bankruptcy

Think Before You Tweet

Aug 13, 2012 By: Craig Blakeley and Jeff Matsuura

The case of Gene Morphis, former CFO of Francesca’s Holdings Corporation, shows how one can be fired for only posting personal opinions on social media.

Twitter Grants Employees Control over I.P. Rights Enforcement

Jul 9, 2012 By: Craig Blakeley and Jeff Matsuura

Twitter recently implemented an intellectual property rights management policy which grants control over rights enforcement to the employees who created the property

Twitter Tips for Small Firms and Solo Practitioners

Jul 3, 2012 By: Kellie Pantekoek

Managing an effective Twitter presence can reap many rewards for a small firm or solo practitioner. Not only does social media increase

Welcome to the world of information aggregation

Feb 13, 2012 By: Craig Blakeley and Jeff Matsuura

Google’s recently announced plans to combine all individual information that it collects through all of its services highlights the need for caution when releasing personal information online.

New CLE: The Economic Value of Social Media: How PhoneDog v. Kravitz May Set the Standard

Feb 9, 2012 By: Larisa Tehven

Please join us for a CLE program entitled, The Economic Value of Social Media: How PhoneDog v. Kravitz May Set the Standard. It will be held on February 21st at 12:00 p.m. EST/11:00 a.m. CST.

The FBI tracking your movements? There’ll be an app for that

Jan 30, 2012 By: Jeremy Byellin

The FBI recently issued a Request for Information that asked IT developers to come up with an app that can collect and compile personal information from across the Internet.

The Twitter followers lawsuit and future legal implications

Jan 3, 2012 By: Jeremy Byellin

In a lawsuit initiated this summer, an employer is suing a former employee for taking his company Twitter account – and 17,000 followers – with him. The case will have major implications for future case law.

@Westlaw_GC Twitter Contest

Sep 8, 2011 By: Victoria Daudelin

If you love our blog content, please check out our Twitter account @Westlaw_GC.  Our goal is to help corporate legal departments and

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