• Tweets, Twitter and Trade Secrets: Who Owns an Employee's Twitter Followers?
  • February 17, 2012 | Authors: Lawren H. Briscoe; Matthew Savare
  • Law Firm: Lowenstein Sandler PC - Roseland Office
  • As the professional use of social media continues to proliferate, it was only a matter of time before this question reached the courts: who owns an employee’s Twitter followers amassed on an account that was created as part of the employee’s job function? That is the exact question at issue in PhoneDog v. Kravitz, and its holding may have profound implications on the use of social media in the workplace.