How Technology Companies Can Protect Intellectual Property (IP)
To remain afloat in an intensely competitive industry, technology companies must take steps to protect their intellectual property assets. In this Lawyers Weekly article, Chris Bennett and Suzanne Kennedy address the need for employers to establish unambiguous ownership of copyrightable materials and take due care in detailing confidentiality provisions and non-competition agreements in employment contracts. Useful legal tools for intellectual property protection such as restrictive covenants and IP ownership clauses are also discussed.
This article originally appeared under the title "How Tech Firms Must Govern Brain Power" in the June 1, 2012, issue of The Lawyers Weekly, published by LexisNexis Canada Inc.