How to protect your intellectual property when employees leave
It's important to ensure that a staff member who is leaving cannot use your confidential information in setting up a new business
As an employer, you always want to make sure that your company’s intellectual property is adequately protected, particularly in circumstances where employees have had to be laid off due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
For many companies, their intellectual property is their most valuable asset. Under Irish law, intellectual property created by employees during the course of their employment is automatically owned by the employer unless there is an agreement to the contrary.
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