Confidentiality Agreements Assignment of Inventions

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5 Bad Hiring & Firing Ideas Every Startup Entrepreneur Should Avoid

So, you think you have the next greatest idea for a startup that will knock the socks off of the current big players in your space? We know you’re excited to spend endless nights and countless hours to get your company off...more

Blog: The ABCs of PIIAAs: Protecting Employee-Generated IP

Companies seeking to avoid employment disputes and to secure intellectual property rights to their employees’ inventions should make sure that all employees have signed confidentiality and inventions assignment agreements. ...more

Confidentiality and Invention Assignment Agreements Enforceable Against Former Employee

Generally speaking, noncompete agreements are often rigidly construed by courts and reviewed in terms of whether they are reasonably limited with respect to time and place. On the other hand, confidentiality agreements and...more

S.C. Supreme Court Upholds Confidentiality and “Holdover” Inventions Assignment Clauses in Employment Agreement

Originally published in on December 18, 2012. In its most significant employment law decision of 2012, Milliken & Co. v. Morin, the South Carolina Supreme Court addressed the enforceability of provisions...more

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