Managing the Legal Nexus Between Intellectual Property and Employees
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Managing the Legal Nexus Between Intellectual Property and Employees

Domestic and Global Contexts

Edited by Lynda J. Oswald and Marisa Anne Pagnattaro

The explosion in intellectual capital coincides with a growing understanding of the importance of human capital to the firm. This book examines the pressing legal issues that arise at the intersections of intellectual property law, employment law, and global trade, such as the use of employment contracts to protect intellectual property, ownership of intellectual property created by the employee, officer liability issues relating to infringement, post-employment confidentiality and non-compete agreements, and inadvertent or deliberate misappropriation or theft of trade secrets.
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Chapter 8: Who owns employee works? Pitfalls in a globally distributed work environment

Susan J. Marsnik and Romain M. Lorentz

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JOBNAME: Oswald PAGE: 1 SESS: 3 OUTPUT: Wed May 20 09:31:48 2015 8. Who owns employee works? Pitfalls in a globally distributed work environment Susan J. Marsnik and Romain M. Lorentz* Two seminal questions in any nation’s copyright law are: (1) W...

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