Wong & Comedy Iii Cases Essay

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Wong & Associates 1 Garelli Wong & Associates, Inc. v. William Nichols BUS 340 Ethical and Legal Issues in Business Wong & Associates 2 Garelli Wong & Associates, Inc. I. According to the court document of Garelli Wong & Associates, Inc, v. William M. Nichols Judge Charles P. Kocoras, of the United States District Court in N.D. Illinois’ Eastern Division, the court granted Nichols’ motion regarding the §1030 (a)(5) claim (Leagle. 2008). This ruling occurred due to the fact Wong’s plead regarding “damages” is not interpreted the same under the CFAA. In addition, Wong failed to elaborate on the total amount of loss (Leagle. 2008). An employee that violates restrictions or exceeds authorized use of a…show more content…
1988). Therefore, the Illinois Trade Secret Act §1065/2 does apply to this alleged instance of trade secret misappropriation, due to the fact Nichols “breached a duty of confidentiality” (Mallard. 2013. p.297) when he signed the “Confidentiality & Non-Solicitation Agreement” (Leagle. 2008), which specifies all the privacy and restrictions regarding the use of company files and information. Furthermore, Nichols had no legal, legitimate excuse for retrieving information on Wong’s computer files. References: Illinois Compiled Statutes. (1988). Illinois General Assembly. (765 ILCS 1065) Illinois Trade Secrets Act. Retrieved from http://www.ilga.gov/legislation/ilcs/ilcs3.asp?ActID=2239&ChapAct=765%26nbsp%3BILCS%26nbsp%3B1065%2F&ChapterID=62&ChapterName=PROPERTY&ActName=Illinois+Trade+Secrets+Act. Leagle. (2008). Garelli Wong & Associates, Inc, v. Nichols. (551 F.Supp.2d 704). Retrieved from http://www.leagle.com/xmlResult.aspx?page=7&xmldoc=20081255551FSupp2d704_11203.xml&docbase=CSLWAR3-2007-CURR&SizeDisp=7 Mallor, J. P., Barnes, A. J., Bowers, T., & Langvardt, A. W. (2013). Business law: The Ethical, Global, and E-commerce Environment (15th ed.). New York: McGraw-Hill. Comedy III Productions 1 Comedy III Productions v. Gary Saderup, Inc. BUS 340 Ethical and Legal Issues in

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