From Lexology, John Ahn discusses the liability of businesses that hire independent contractor’s for copyright infringement by the independent contractor.
From JDSupra, Steven Lipowski discusses how to protect a company’s rights when an independent contractor may produce work that the company
Employment Law Issues to Consider Before Including Work Made for Hire Clauses in Contractor Agreements
From JDSupra, Chandra Andrade, Nate Garhart, and Rebecca Stephens provide a terrific summary of the risks of including a “work
From JDSupra, David Cohen discusses intellectual property issues for patents and copyrights relating to employees and independent contractors. David writes:
From JDSupra, David Cohen discusses intellectual property rights in trade secrets and trademarks in relation to employees and independent contractors.
From JDSupra, Nancy Yaffe discusses the risks of using the phrase “work made for hire” in California independent contractor agreements. Nancy writes:
Make sure you get what you pay for with Independent Contractors: Pitfalls of a “Work Made for Hire” Agreement
From JDSupra, Christopher Kunke and Bryan Cave discuss the risks of including a “work made for hire” provisision in
From Freelance/Austin, Emily Morris reviews some of the challenges freelancers face regarding who owns intellectual property. Emily reviews different contracts
Employers Must Provide a Notice of Immunity in Any Contract or Agreement that Governs the Use of Trade Secrets or Confidential Information
From Lexology, Frank J. Del Barto and Nancy E. Sasamoto of Masuda Funai & Mitchell Ltd discuss the new
From Fox Rothschild, Jim Singer discusses the new requirement that an employer provide notice of the Defense of Trade
From Lexology, David O.Klein of Klein Moynihan Turco, LLC offers recommendations for addressing work-for-hire provisions for independent contractors. David writes:
From JDSupra, Ivy Clarice Estoesta and Monica Riva Talley discuss the importance of protecting intellectual property rights when engaging with