Tag: employer

Everything You Want To Know About Right To Disconnect

Everyone in the working community and specifically private sector can relate to this. After being continuously in office for ten hours or more, it becomes very frustrating and stressful for a person to respond to office-related calls even after work hours.  If one look into the present working environment it has been changing drastically due … Continue reading Everything You Want To Know About Right To Disconnect

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Employee VS Employer: Country Wise Ownership Rights on IP

The renewed focus on R&D especially under ‘Make in India’ to boost the manufacturing sector, needs the internationalization of Intellectual Property (IP) Rights policies. The confusion over the rights of employees and employer over the ownership of inventions needs special attention. The judgment of High Court (HC) of Bombay in Darius Rutton Kavasmaneck v Gharda … Continue reading Employee VS Employer: Country Wise Ownership Rights on IP

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Who Owns the Invention – the Employee and Employer Conundrum

As India’s participation in global trade, including with countries with strict patent regimes, increases, the need of aligning patent policies and practices in India with global standards is being felt. If we look globally, and particularly at the competitive needs of global groupings (ASEAN, TPP etc) and countries with strict patent laws like US, Germany, … Continue reading Who Owns the Invention – the Employee and Employer Conundrum

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