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Notable Ruling on the Corporate Attorney–Client Privilege and Former Employees

An issue often discussed but infrequently addressed is whether the attorney–client privilege protects communications between corporate counsel, including in-house lawyers, and the company’s former employees.  One federal court—predicting Louisiana law—recently ruled that the privilege protects counsel–former-employees’ communications in certain circumstances.  541 more words

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Former Google employees rip off Microsoft's Surface with copycat Android tablet

For technology companies, it is inevitable that they will borrow ideas from each other from time to time. Every company has done it from Google to Apple and Microsoft but what three former Google employees have done is copy nearly everything about the Surface, including marketing themes. 410 more words

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