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What Is a Clickwrap Agreement?
Clickwrap is an online agreement between a user and a company that requires the user to click a box or a button before they download content, make a purchase, or use a website. The box or button confirms that the user agrees to an online contract with the company, and substitutes for the user's signature.
In a clickwrap agreement, in order to use a website or download content, the user has to check a box saying they've read and agree to the terms and conditions that apply to the website or software. Sometimes the agreements are many pages long and difficult to read. They usually contain two things:
- A checkbox or button
- A notice telling you that you agree to the terms if you click the box
Clickwrap agreements are also called:
- Clickthrough agreements
- Clickwrap licenses
Types of clickwrap (and browsewrap) include:
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What Is the Economic Espionage Act?
The Economic Espionage Act was established by Congress on October 11, 1996, as a comprehensive framework by which law enforcement agencies can prosecute those who steal trade secrets.
Why Is the Economic Espionage Act Important?
The definition of "trade secret" is broad. Trade secrets are defined as all types of scientific, business, financial, economic, technical, or engineering information. This information can come in various forms, including programs, codes, processes, procedures, techniques, and methods.
Both the tangible and intangible are covered under the EEA.
As long as an owner has taken the necessary precautions, also known as "reasonable measures," to keep the information a secret, he or she is protected by the EEA.
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What are Representations and Warranties?
Representations and warranties in business contracts provide facts (representations) and security against loss (warranties) if the statements made are not true. Representations and warranties may also be shortened to "represents and warrants" in a contract.
If the representation in the contract is found to be false, it is called "inaccurate," while a false warranty is considered breached. Representations always refer to past information, as it is impossible for a company or individual to present future information as factual.
Every contract between two parties includes representations and warranties. For example, if you decide to go to an auto dealership to buy a car, you would enter this transaction with several representations, such as:
- The car is actually what
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What Is Tortious Interference?
Tortious interference occurs when a business tries to economically harm a competitor by interfering with a contract or relationship. Breach of contract is the most common cause of interference. However, it is not the only form.
Interference often leads to economic damage. For example, the interference could involve the sale of a business. It could also happen if a vendor offers a business unreasonably low prices, causing the buyer to breach a contract with another vendor. Interference must be intentional to result in a legal suit.
Basics of Interference
The defendant in one of these cases is the person who interfered with the contract. Interference can happen in many ways, including:
- Unethical business practices
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Enacted in 1993, the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) requires certain employers to provide unpaid, job-protected leave for qualifying medical and family situations.
FMLA mandates that employees of all genders receive at least 12 weeks of unpaid, job-protected leave within 12 months of giving birth, adopting a child or becoming a foster parent. Employees affected by personal or family illnesses are also protected under FMLA.
Employees with immediate family affected by military service (e.g., called to active duty or injured in the line of duty) may take 12 to 26 weeks of unpaid, job-protected leave depending on the circumstances.
Employees may also receive FMLA leave leading up to a pregnancy if they suffer from a related “serious health condition” that requires inpatient medical care or ongoing treatment by a healthcare provider. This includes severe morning sickness.
However, employers can require employees use