Social Media: A Danger To Company IP

Law360, New York (May 29, 2012, 1:06 PM EDT) -- Social media and its impact on the workplace have long been objects of fascination in the media. Rarely does a month go by without news coverage of employees losing their jobs — or job applicants being turned away — for posting inappropriate online material on Facebook or elsewhere. No matter how often the scenario is played out, the questionable user behavior continues unabated.

This coverage has helped raise employers’ awareness of the impact of online material harmful to their brand. And that awareness has in turn...
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