How can disputes between employers and employees over the ownership of trade secrets be avoided?
It is advisable for the two parties to expressly stipulate in the employment contract the nature of the employee's work and the scope of his or her duties during the employment period, to strictly require employees to keep a written record of their work activities in a daily work log, and to have a written agreement expressively stating which party owns the trade secrets.
- Publish Date : 2008-04-24
- Update : 2022-09-15
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