The LinkedIn effect: the employer’s or the employee’s account?

By Adam Rendle and Stephanie Creed

Your chief executive officer is leaving the business; he’s on garden leave and has been told not to perform any work-related activities.

You find out he has been making connections with your clients and prospective clients on the LinkedIn account that he set up while working for your company for the purpose of developing its business. Does this sound like a familiar or possible scenario for your business? Is there anything you can do to stop him and protect your company?

An English judgment from July 2013 demonstrates that English courts can make it possible for the company to take back control of the LinkedIn account…

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