Purpose of Assignment
The purpose of this assignment is to
identify the form of intellectual property outlined, and to examine the
different types of torts committed.
Scenario: Sam is an
employee of ABC Paper Corp. He signed a non-disclosure agreement as a
condition of his employment with ABC. Sam is approached by XYZ Paper Co.
with an offer of employment, but only if he brings his client list with
him. Sam was fully responsible for creating his client list, so he
agrees to provide it to XYZ. When Sam downloads his client list onto an
external flash drive, he is caught in the act by his boss Natalie. Sam
grabs the flash drive and runs out of his office, shoving Natalie aside
when she attempts to stop him. Natalie falls and hits her head against
the doorknob, suffering a concussion.
Develop a 1,050-word analysis using the information posed in the scenario.
- Identify if there is an intellectual property at issue here. If so, what type?
- Discuss if Sam’s actions are ethical. Why or why not?
- Discuss the types of tort, if any, Sam committed. Did any of the other parties in this scenario commit a tort?
- Discuss if any of Sam’s actions subject him to criminal liability.
Cite a minimum of three references.
Format your paper consistent with APA 7th edition guidelines. **I have attached the grading guide**