Tag: Intellectual property

Works Made For Hire

What is a Copyright? A copyright is the exclusive legal right to use, publish, sell, or distribute the matter and form of something.  Although this definition is abstract, the purpose of a copyright is to protect the creator’s ideas from infringement.  As a general rule, the creator owns all copyrights in a work she creates;…

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Non compete agreements protect an employer’s intellectual property and other confidential resources by restricting former employees from working for competitors.

Violations of Non-compete Agreements

Non-compete Agreements A non-compete agreement is an agreement between an employer and employee that restricts an employee’s conduct post-employment. In a non-compete contract, the employee usually agrees not to compete against his/her former employer for a set period of time.  Competition can include using trade secrets, contacting past clients, and working for rival companies. How to…

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