Week of April 24, 2017 On ILNToday – a Roundup!

roundupWe’re bringing you another great roundup of posts this week here on Zen, and I can tell you that these are not to be missed – so grab your cup of coffee and read through these during your next break! ILN IP Insider: FTC TELLS INFLUENCERS TO DISCLOSE CONNECTIONS ON SOCIAL MEDIA from Davis & Gilbert (US) Trade Secrets Injunction Spawns Intrigue, Alleged Threats, And Malicious Prosecution Actions from Epstein Becker Green (US) Ohio: Challenge to imposition of the CAT on out-of-state retailers settles from McDonald Hopkins (US) Privacy breach costs $23,000 – but could have been worse from Hall & Wilcox (Australia) Drones – a Threat to Personal Integrity? View Full Post
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Volunteer Week 2017: Michael Fuller, Legal Aid Services of Oregon

Pro Bono Net would like to highlight the volunteer efforts of Michael Fuller with Legal Aid Services of Oregon! In honor of National Volunteer Week 2017, which takes place this week, April 23-29, Pro Bono Net would like to extend our gratitude to the thousands of volunteer lawyers who make a huge difference for those in need.  View Full Post
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Enforcing Restrictive Covenants Against Employees Discharged Without Cause

By | ILN Today | April 28, 2017
Can an employer enforce post-employment restrictive covenants (including agreements not to compete and not to solicit customers and employees) against an employee discharged without cause? According to two recent court decisions: yes and no. The traditional view had been that employers could not enforce post-employment restrictive covenants against employees discharged without cause. View Full Post
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California: San Francisco Seeks Local Income Tax Increase

By | ILN Today | April 28, 2017
For the last 50 years, California law has prohibited cities, counties, and governmental subdivisions from levying and collecting any income tax on any person, whether or not a California state resident. This puts a strain on these entities in times of fiscal uncertainty, which are upon us now, according to one state assembly member, Phil Ting, who represents San Francisco. View Full Post
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Tech Innovation Must Shape Legal Practice, ABA Futures Comm’n Chair Says

By | The Law for Lawyers Today | April 28, 2017
Road Sign with THE FUTURE and SkyWhat is the future of legal services in the U.S.?  How should the enormous unmet need for services — to the middle class and to the poor — be met?  Judy Perry Martinez, the Chair of the ABA Commission on the Future of Legal Services, was in Cleveland last week, and discussed the Commission’s 100+ page report and some of its controversial recommendations.  View Full Post
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