what happens to intellectual property created by an employee

What Happens To Intellectual Property Created By An Employee?

Linkilaw Company Law, Startup Advice & Tips

Your company needs some help with its website; things aren’t going the way you intended in your first year as a startup and your initial site designer wasn’t up to snuff. So you bring in a freelancer, sign a quick agreement about hours, wages, and expectations, and turn them loose in your system to clean up the mess and get …

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How To Write A Proper Company Terms Of Service That Protects Your Business

Linkilaw Company Law, Startup Advice & Tips

I Always Read A Company Terms Of Service, Said No One Ever But That Doesn’t Mean It Isn’t Important A recurring joke on the Internet says the biggest lie on the planet is, “I have read and understood the company Terms of Service”. Even Urban Dictionary seems to think so. Not so far off from the truth, would you agree? …

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7 Things To Know About Inheritance Tax

Linkilaw Company Law, Record Keeping & Taxes

7 Things To Know About Inheritance Tax As Benjamin Franklin once famously declared, ‘in this world, nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes’. If there’s one thing in the world that perfectly embodies Franklin’s statement, that is the inheritance tax. Formally speaking, inheritance tax is an impost on the estate of someone who has died. Under …

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Be A Hands-On Employer: How A Staff Handbook Could Save Your Company

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How A Staff Handbook Could Save Your Company A staff handbook, or employee handbook, outlines a company’s policies and procedures. The employee handbook should be given to staff at the start of their employment to inform them of the relevant procedures and the company’s views on important issues. By giving employees this information at the start, they will be assured …

Selling Goods or Services Online: Need To Know

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Nowadays most people shop directly from their laptop or their mobile device while sitting at home and watching TV. Businesses has recognised this trend, which is the reason for the proliferation of online traders. It is also one of the easiest ways to start a business – just find a product or service you think people will buy, set up …

Employment Law: Know Your Redundancy Rights

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Although getting laid off is a major blow for most people, both from a financial and psychological aspect, it can also prove a real blessing in disguise. That’s why, in the face of a redundancy dismissal, it’s so important to land on your feet as best as you can. It’s the right time to gain a fresh perspective and embark …

Corporate Law: 5 Essentials to Protecting Your Data

Linkilaw Company Law, Intellectual Property, Legal Advice

Software as a Service (SaaS) providers have been an absolute godsend to a growing number of businesses who, for one reason or another, don’t want to deal with hosting and maintaining their own software. The SaaS model we’re talking about here is anything but convenient: The client sends information on its own clients and employees to the SaaS provider, which …