It's the Law: Protecting intellectual property rights to inventions
Employers in almost any type of business are liable to have employees who create work that carries intellectual property rights. Creative workers may develop a unique invention generated from the fruits of their labor. Stéphanie Fuld from BCCC Attorneys-at-Law in Geneva explains who owns what and gives her expert advice on how to protect intellectual property:
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Image shows a portrait of Karl Benz and a copy of the patent for the world’s first car powered by a gas combustion engine, a three wheeler named “Velociped” which was issued January 29, 1886 for Benz’s invention. (Reuters/Mercedes Benz)