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5 Lessons About Protecting Digital Assets From ZeniMax v. Oculus VR

The November edition of DCEO magazine dives into the recent $500 million jury verdict against Facebook’s Oculus virtual reality subsidiary, describing the whopper verdict as a transcendent moment for businesses that have not yet taken steps to identify and protect … Continue reading

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Forced Out and Bound by a Non-Compete

As a lawyer representing executives in non-compete disputes, I have always found covenants not to compete to be, to put it mildly, troublesome. To have such a patently anti-competitive tool in a free market system flies in the face of … Continue reading

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Negotiating Executive Compensation in an ‘Occupy’ Era

To follow the news, it’s tempting to think that a good chunk of the country’s financial woes can be blamed on high executive compensation. The latest incarnation of that resentment is the Occupy movement, as well as the “say-on-pay” provisions … Continue reading

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Negotiating a severance package

Litigation avoidance is very high on most companies’ priority lists, and when a company is considering letting an executive go, one of their biggest concerns is how to keep their soon-to-be-former executive from hiring someone like me to file a … Continue reading

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